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table

ta·ble

table

 
pronunciation:
teI bl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
turn the tables on
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a piece of furniture with a flat top supported by one or more legs.
 
similar words:
coffee table, desk
definition 2: the people seated around a table.
There was laughter coming from the next table.
similar words:
group, party
definition 3: an organized display of information laid out in rows and columns.
The table in the science book showed the weights of different mammals.
synonyms:
chart
similar words:
list
phrase: turn the tables on
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: tabled, tables, tabling
definition: to put off the discussion of.
City council tabled the new proposal, agreeing to discuss it at a later date.
synonyms:
defer, postpone
similar words:
delay
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