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English noun: table

1. table (group) a set of data arranged in rows and columns


SamplesSee table 1.


Synonymstabular array


Broader (hypernym)array


Narrower (hyponym)actuarial table, calendar, contents, correlation table, file allocation table, periodic table, statistical table, table of contents


Member holonymcolumn, row

2. table (artifact) a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs


SamplesIt was a sturdy table.


Broader (hypernym)article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture


Narrower (hyponym)altar, billiard table, booth, breakfast table, card table, card table, cocktail table, coffee table, communion table, conference table, console, console table, council board, council table, counter, desk, dresser, dressing table, drop-leaf table, gaming table, gueridon, kitchen table, Lord's table, operating table, Parsons table, pedestal table, pier table, ping-pong table, pingpong table, platen, pool table, snooker table, stand, table-tennis table, tea table, toilet table, trestle table, vanity, work table, worktable


Instance hyponymKing Arthur's Round Table, Round Table


Part holonymleg, tabletop, tableware

3. table (artifact) a piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it


SamplesI reserved a table at my favorite restaurant.


Broader (hypernym)article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture


Narrower (hyponym)board, dining table

4. table (object) flat tableland with steep edges


SamplesThe tribe was relatively safe on the mesa but they had to descend into the valley for water.


Synonymsmesa


Broader (hypernym)plateau, tableland

5. table (group) a company of people assembled at a table for a meal or game


SamplesHe entertained the whole table with his witty remarks.


Broader (hypernym)assemblage, gathering

6. table (food) food or meals in general


SamplesShe sets a fine table.
Room and board.


Synonymsboard


Broader (hypernym)fare


Narrower (hyponym)training table


English verb: table

1. table (stative) hold back to a later time


SamplesLet's postpone the exam.


Synonymsdefer, hold over, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, remit, set back, shelve


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)delay


Narrower (hyponym)call, hold, probate, reprieve, respite, suspend


Entailcall off, cancel, reschedule, scratch, scrub

2. table (creation) arrange or enter in tabular form


Synonymstabularise, tabularize, tabulate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)arrange, set









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