Definition of Hardware:

  1. Tools, machinery, and other durable equipment.

  2. Computing: Physical equipment that makes up a computer system, such as circuit boards, keyboard and mouse, monitor, printer, power supply, storage devices. Contrasts with software.

  3. Trading: (1) A manufactured item. (2) Fasteners and fittings used in construction industry.

Synonyms of Hardware

Appliances, Armaments, Arms, Brassware, Chinaware, Clayware, Components, Computer, Computer hardware, Computer unit, Copperware, Devices, Dinnerware, Durable goods, Durables, Earthenware, Electronic brain, Electronic computer, Enamelware, Fixtures, Flatware, Glassware, Graniteware, Hard goods, Hollow ware, Housefurnishings, Housewares, Information machine, Ironmongery, Ironware, Kitchenware, Machinery, Materiel, Metalware, Munitions, Ovenware, Silverware, Sporting goods, Stoneware, Tableware, Thinking machine, Tinware, Tools, Tools and machinery, White goods, Woodenware, Equipment, Apparatus, Gear, Paraphernalia, Tackle, Kit, Machinery

How to use Hardware in a sentence?

  1. One of the most used, but least considered, necessities in a kitchen remodeling is the cabinet hardware such as hinges and pulls.
  2. We installed a new storm door by ourselves but we had to buy hardware , i.e. hinges and door handle, since they were not included.
  3. Tanks and other military hardware.
  4. Before we can use the new wing of our renovated headquarters, we will need to purchase the proper hardware from our supplier to be installed on the doors and windows.

Meaning of Hardware & Hardware Definition