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array

ar·ray

array

 
 
pronunciation:
reI
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: arrayed, arraying, arrays
definition 1: to put in order or position; organize or arrange.
The general arrayed the troops for a battle.
synonyms:
arrange, assemble, dispose, marshal, muster, order, organize
similar words:
class, classify, farm, grade, group, rank, straighten
definition 2: to dress or clothe.
She arrayed herself in her best clothes for the party.
synonyms:
clothe, deck out, dress
similar words:
attire, outfit, wrap
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a correct or proper arrangement.
Mae keeps her videotapes in a neat array on a shelf.
synonyms:
arrangement
similar words:
group, order, selection, series, set
definition 2: a large and impressive set of things; display.
Her eyes widened when she saw the array of desserts on the table.
 
synonyms:
display, exhibition
similar words:
disposition, marshaling, pageant, show
definition 3: beautiful or fine clothing.
The royal array was of satin and fur.
synonyms:
apparel, attire
similar words:
clothes, clothing, garments, gear, outfit, rig, wear