|1.||[ noun ] a set of data arranged in rows and columns|
"see table 1"
|Related terms:||array file_allocation_table contents calendar correlation_table periodic_table actuarial_table column row tabularize|
|2.||[ 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"
|Related terms:||furniture desk breakfast_table counter stand kitchen_table booth card_table worktable console_table operating_table card_table pedestal_table platen dressing_table altar Round_Table Parsons_table coffee_table pier_table pingpong_table pool_table gaming_table gueridon conference_table drop-leaf_table tea_table trestle_table leg tabletop tableware|
|3.||[ noun ] (housing) a piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it|
"I reserved a table at my favorite restaurant"
|Related terms:||furniture dining_table|
|4.||[ noun ] a company of people assembled at a table for a meal or game|
"he entertained the whole table with his witty remarks"
|5.||[ noun ] (geography) flat tableland with steep edges|
"the tribe was relatively safe on the mesa but they had to descend into the valley for water"
|6.||[ verb ] hold back to a later time|
|Synonyms:||postpone defer shelve set_back put_off prorogue remit put_over hold_over|
"let's postpone the exam"
|Related terms:||delay call probate hold reprieve respite suspend shelver procrastinator postponement cancel reschedule|
|7.||[ noun ] (food) food or meals in general|
"she sets a fine table" "room and board"
|Related terms:||fare training_table board|