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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.


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.


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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