Definition of Table

1. Noun. A set of data arranged in rows and columns. "See table 1"

Exact synonyms: Tabular Array
Specialized synonyms: Correlation Table, Contents, Table Of Contents, Actuarial Table, Statistical Table, Calendar, File Allocation Table, Periodic Table
Generic synonyms: Array
Member holonyms: Row, Column
Derivative terms: Tabular, Tabulate



2. Verb. Hold back to a later time. "Let's postpone the exam"

3. Noun. A piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs. "It was a sturdy table"

4. Verb. Arrange or enter in tabular form.
Exact synonyms: Tabularise, Tabularize, Tabulate
Generic synonyms: Arrange, Set
Derivative terms: Tabulation, Tabulation

5. Noun. A piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it. "I reserved a table at my favorite restaurant"
Specialized synonyms: Board, Dining Table
Generic synonyms: Article Of Furniture, Furniture, Piece Of Furniture

6. Noun. Flat tableland with steep edges. "The tribe was relatively safe on the mesa but they had to descend into the valley for water"
Exact synonyms: Mesa
Generic synonyms: Plateau, Tableland
Derivative terms: Tabular

7. Noun. A company of people assembled at a table for a meal or game. "He entertained the whole table with his witty remarks"
Generic synonyms: Assemblage, Gathering

8. Noun. Food or meals in general. "Room and board"
Exact synonyms: Board
Generic synonyms: Fare
Specialized synonyms: Training Table
Derivative terms: Board, Board, Board

Definition of Table

1. n. A smooth, flat surface, like the side of a board; a thin, flat, smooth piece of anything; a slab.

2. v. t. To form into a table or catalogue; to tabulate; as, to table fines.

3. v. i. To live at the table of another; to board; to eat.

Definition of Table

1. Noun. An item of furniture with a flat top surface raised above the ground, usually on one or more legs. ¹

2. Noun. A flat tray which can be used as a table. ¹

3. Noun. A matrix or grid of data arranged in rows and columns. ¹

4. Noun. A collection of arithmetic calculations arranged in a table, such as multiplications in a multiplication table. ¹

5. Noun. (computing) A lookup table, most often a set of vectors. ¹

6. Noun. (musical instruments) The top of a stringed instrument, particularly a member of the violin family: the side of the instrument against which the strings vibrate. ¹

7. Noun. (backgammon) One half of a backgammon board, which is divided into the inner and outer table. ¹

8. Noun. (sports) A visual representation of a classification of teams or individuals based on their success over a predetermined period. ¹

9. Noun. (poker metonym) The lineup of players at a given table. ¹

10. Verb. To put on a table. ¹

11. Verb. (British Canada) To propose for discussion (from ''to put on the table'') ¹

12. Verb. (American English) To hold back to a later time; to postpone. ¹

13. Verb. To tabulate; to put into a table. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Table

1. to place on a table (a piece of furniture having a flat upper surface) [v -BLED, -BLING, -BLES]

Medical Definition of Table

1. 1. A smooth, flat surface, like the side of a board; a thin, flat, smooth piece of anything; a slab. "A bagnio paved with fair tables of marble." (Sandys) 2. A thin, flat piece of wood, stone, metal, or other material, on which anything is cut, traced, written, or painted; a tablet; pl. A memorandum book. "The names . . . Written on his tables." "And the Lord said unto Moses, Hew thee two tables of stone like unto the first, and I will write upon these tables the words that were in the first tables, which thou brakest." (Ex. Xxxiv. 1) "And stand there with your tables to glean The golden sentences." (Beau. & Fl) 3. Any smooth, flat surface upon which an inscription, a drawing, or the like, may be produced. "Painted in a table plain." "The opposite walls are painted by Rubens, which, with that other of the Infanta taking leave of Don Philip, is a most incomparable table." (Evelyn) "St. Antony has a table that hangs up to him from a poor peasant." (Addison) 4. Hence, in a great variety of applications: A condensed statement which may be comprehended by the eye in a single view; a methodical or systematic synopsis; the presentation of many items or particulars in one group; a scheme; a schedule. Specifically: A view of the contents of a work; a statement of the principal topics discussed; an index; a syllabus; a synopsis; as, a table of contents. A list of substances and their properties; especially, a list of the elementary substances with their atomic weights, densities, symbols, etc. Any collection and arrangement in a condensed form of many particulars or values, for ready reference, as of weights, measures, currency, specific gravities, etc.; also, a series of numbers following some law, and expressing particular values corresponding to certain other numbers on which they depend, and by means of which they are taken out for use in computations; as, tables of logarithms, sines, tangents, squares, cubes, etc.; annuity tables; interest tables; astronomical tables, etc. The arrangement or disposition of the lines which appear on the inside of the hand. "Mistress of a fairer table Hath not history for fable." (B. Jonson) 5. An article of furniture, consisting of a flat slab, board, or the like, having a smooth surface, fixed horizontally on legs, and used for a great variety of purposes, as in eating, writing, or working. "We may again Give to our tables meat." (Shak) "The nymph the table spread." (Pope) 6. Hence, food placed on a table to be partaken of; fare; entertainment; as, to set a good table. 7. The company assembled round a table. "I drink the general joy of the whole table." (Shak) 8. One of the two, external and internal, layers of compact bone, separated by diploe, in the walls of the cranium. 9. A stringcourse which includes an offset; especially, a band of stone, or the like, set where an offset is required, so as to make it decorative. See Water table. 10. The board on the opposite sides of which backgammon and draughts are played. One of the divisions of a backgammon board; as, to play into the right-hand table. The games of backgammon and of draughts. "This is the ape of form, monsieur the nice, That, when he plays at tables, chides the dice." (Shak) 11. A circular plate of crown glass. "A circular plate or table of about five feet diameter weighs on an average nine pounds." (Ure) 12. The upper flat surface of a diamond or other precious stone, the sides of which are cut in angles. 13. A plane surface, supposed to be transparent and perpendicular to the horizon; called also perspective plane. 14. The part of a machine tool on which the work rests and is fastened. Bench table, Card table, Communion table, Lord's table, etc. See Bench, Card, etc. Raised table, a celebrated body of Roman laws, framed by decemvirs appointed 450 years before Christ, on the return of deputies or commissioners who had been sent to Greece to examine into foreign laws and institutions. They consisted partly of laws transcribed from the institutions of other nations, partly of such as were altered and accommodated to the manners of the Romans, partly of new provisions, and mainly, perhaps, of laws and usages under their ancient kings. Origin: F, fr. L. Tabula a board, tablet, a painting. Cf. Tabular, Taffrail, Tavern. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Table Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Table

tabifical
tabification
tabified
tabifies
tabify
tabifying
tabinet
tabinets
tabis
tabiya
tabiyas
tabla
tablas
tablature
tablatures
table (current term)
table-cloth
table-hop
table-hopper
table-mountain pine
table-tennis bat
table-tennis racquet
table-tennis table
table apple
table board
table cloth
table d'hote
table d'hôte
table dancer

Literary usage of Table

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sweden by Patrick Anderson (2003)
"table 1.1. Participation rates by age and gender in selected OECD ... Participation rates by age groups in selected OECD countries, 2001 32 table 2.2. ..."

2. Annual Report by Cleveland (Ohio). Board of Education (1915)
"164 Number Making Up all Work and Per Capita Cost, table ... table LXXX 168 Summer Open-Air Schools: Cost of Instruction, Enrollment, etc., ..."

3. Labour Market and Social Policies in Romania by Oecd, Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (2000)
"tables table 1.1 Structure of employment and GDP 36 table 1.2 Contribution to GDP and the weight of the intermediate consumption 37 table 1.3 Composition of ..."

4. The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical by William Hickey, United States (1853)
"The fourth table, page 385, contains the names and the commencement and termination ... The table commencing with page 386, exhibits the names and terms of ..."

5. Sweden by Patrick Anderson (2003)
"table 1.1. Participation rates by age and gender in selected OECD ... Participation rates by age groups in selected OECD countries, 2001 32 table 2.2. ..."

6. Annual Report by Cleveland (Ohio). Board of Education (1915)
"164 Number Making Up all Work and Per Capita Cost, table ... table LXXX 168 Summer Open-Air Schools: Cost of Instruction, Enrollment, etc., ..."

7. Labour Market and Social Policies in Romania by Oecd, Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (2000)
"tables table 1.1 Structure of employment and GDP 36 table 1.2 Contribution to GDP and the weight of the intermediate consumption 37 table 1.3 Composition of ..."

8. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (1912)
"Have the caskets arranged on a table up C, lead in the centre, gold R, silver L. The Prince goes up behind the table, and stands over it facing the audience ..."

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