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table

ta·ble

table

 
pronunciation:
teI bl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, adjective
phrases:
turn the tables on
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an article of furniture, usu. with a flat, horizontal top and supported by one or more vertical legs.
 
similar words:
card table, coffee table, desk, pool table, worktable
definition 2: such an article of furniture on which meals are served.
similar words:
counter
definition 3: the company of persons seated around a table.
Loud voices were heard from the next table.
similar words:
group, party
definition 4: a flat area or surface.
synonyms:
plane
similar words:
flat, level, platform
definition 5: a plateau; tableland.
synonyms:
flat, plateau, tableland
similar words:
butte, mesa
definition 6: an orderly arrangement of information, often made up of rows and columns.
synonyms:
chart
similar words:
list, schema
phrase: turn the tables on
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tabled, tables, tabling
definition 1: to postpone the discussion of (a proposal, legislative bill, or the like).
synonyms:
defer, pigeonhole, postpone, shelve
similar words:
delay, put aside
definition 2: to put on a table.
definition 3: to include on or make into a table or list.
synonyms:
chart, list, tabulate
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: suitable for use on a table.
a table lamp
similar words:
desktop
definition 2: of, relating to, or suitable for a dining table.
table linens
synonyms:
dining
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