- 1Decorate or embellish (something, especially food): garnish each serving with a dollop of sour creamMore example sentences
- Instead, garnish food with one tablespoon of chopped nuts per person.
- Thick bracelets of sweet-and-sour sautéed Spanish onion garnish the meat.
- English South Africans like to garnish their food with chutney (pickled relish).
- 2 Law Serve notice on (a third party) for the purpose of legally seizing money belonging to a debtor or defendant.More example sentences
- He told me hes gotten this type of call before over the years regarding this situation and they never garnish him.
- 2.1Seize (money, especially part of a person’s salary) to settle a debt or claim: the IRS garnished his earningsMore example sentences
- It may also be true, as he submitted, that there is no reported case where this discretion has been exercised so as to garnish a debt which is only recoverable outside the jurisdiction.
- McDermott had been upset about an Internal Revenue Service request to garnish his wages for back taxes.
- Alas, when his connection retired, replaced by an ANC hardliner, she got the sack, and the government garnished his salary to pay back the treasury.
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- A small amount of food used to decorate other food: reserve a few watercress leaves for a garnish [mass noun]: some flowers are edible and make attractive salad garnishMore example sentences
- Ann had a jacket potato and baked beans with a salad garnish and coleslaw.
- They are used mainly in the cooking of C. and N. Europe, and are at their best in mild, creamy sauces and egg dishes, or as a garnish for soups and salads.
- On the second channel a celebrity chef added the finishing garnish to a savoury dish.