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ta·ble

 (tā′bəl)
n.
1. An article of furniture supported by one or more vertical legs and having a flat horizontal surface: a dinner table; a poker table.
2.
a. The objects laid out for a meal on this article of furniture.
b. The food and drink served at meals; fare: kept an excellent table.
c. The company of people assembled around a table, as for a meal.
3. Games
a. Either of the leaves of a backgammon board.
b. tables Obsolete The game of backgammon.
4. A plateau or tableland.
5.
a. A flat facet cut across the top of a precious stone.
b. A stone or gem cut in this fashion.
6. Music
a. The front part of the body of a stringed instrument.
b. The sounding board of a harp.
7. Architecture
a. A raised or sunken rectangular panel on a wall.
b. A raised horizontal surface or continuous band on an exterior wall; a stringcourse.
8. A part of the human palm framed by four lines, analyzed in palmistry.
9. An orderly arrangement of data, especially one in which the data are arranged in columns and rows in an essentially rectangular form.
10. An abbreviated list, as of contents; a synopsis.
11. An engraved slab or tablet bearing an inscription or device.
12. Anatomy The inner or outer flat layer of bones of the skull separated by the diploe.
13. tables A system of laws or decrees; a code: the tables of Moses.
tr.v. ta·bled, ta·bling, ta·bles
1. To put or place on a table.
2. To postpone consideration of (a piece of legislation, for example); shelve.
3. To enter in a list or table; tabulate.
Idioms:
on the table
1. Up for discussion: Her new offer is on the table.
2. Put aside for consideration at a later date.
under the table
1. In secret.
2. Into a completely intoxicated state: drank themselves under the table.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin tabula, board.]

table

(ˈteɪbəl)
n
1. (Furniture) a flat horizontal slab or board, usually supported by one or more legs, on which objects may be placed.
2. (Furniture)
a. such a slab or board on which food is served: we were six at table.
b. (as modifier): table linen.
c. (in combination): a tablecloth.
3. (Cookery) food as served in a particular household or restaurant: a good table.
4. (Furniture) such a piece of furniture specially designed for any of various purposes: a backgammon table; bird table.
5.
a. a company of persons assembled for a meal, game, etc
b. (as modifier): table talk.
6. (Physical Geography) any flat or level area, such as a plateau
7. (Architecture) a rectangular panel set below or above the face of a wall
8. (Architecture) architect another name for cordon4
9. (Jewellery) an upper horizontal facet of a cut gem
10. (Instruments) music the sounding board of a violin, guitar, or similar stringed instrument
11. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding)
a. an arrangement of words, numbers, or signs, usually in parallel columns, to display data or relations: a table of contents.
12. (Historical Terms) a tablet on which laws were inscribed by the ancient Romans, the Hebrews, etc
13. (Alternative Belief Systems) palmistry an area of the palm's surface bounded by four lines
14. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a slab of smooth metal on which ink is rolled to its proper consistency
15. (Anatomy)
a. either of the two bony plates that form the inner and outer parts of the flat bones of the cranium
b. any thin flat plate, esp of bone
16. on the table put forward for discussion and acceptance: we currently have our final offer on the table.
17. turn the tables on someone to cause a complete reversal of circumstances, esp to defeat or get the better of someone who was previously in a stronger position
18. under the table
a. (under-the-table when prenominal) (esp of the sale of goods) clandestine, surreptitious, or illegal; not in an open manner
b. slang drunk
vb (tr)
19. to place on a table
20. (Parliamentary Procedure) Brit to submit (a bill, etc) for consideration by a legislative body
21. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US to suspend discussion of (a bill, etc) indefinitely or for some time
22. to enter in or form into a list; tabulate
[C12: via Old French from Latin tabula a writing tablet]
ˈtableful n
ˈtableless adj

ta•ble

(ˈteɪ bəl)

n., v. -bled, -bling,
adj. n.
1. an article of furniture consisting of a flat, slablike top supported on one or more legs or other supports.
2. such a piece of furniture used for serving food to those seated at it.
3. the food served at a table.
4. a group of people at a table, as for a meal or game.
5. a gaming table.
6. a flat or plane surface; a level area.
7. a tableland or plateau.
8. a concise list or guide: a table of contents.
9. an arrangement of words, numbers, or signs, usu. in parallel columns, displaying a set of facts or relations in a compact and comprehensive form.
10.
a. a course or band, esp. of masonry, having a distinctive form or position.
b. a distinctively treated surface on a wall.
11. a smooth, flat board or slab on which inscriptions may be put.
12. tables,
a. the tablets on which certain collections of laws were anciently inscribed.
b. the laws themselves.
13.
a. the upper horizontal surface of a faceted gem.
b. a gem with such a surface.
v.t.
14. to lay aside (a bill, motion, etc.) for future discussion, or for an indefinite period of time.
15. to place (a card, money, etc.) on a table.
16. to enter in or form into a table or list.
adj.
17. of, pertaining to, or suitable for a table: a table lamp.
Idioms:
1. on the table, (of a bill, motion, etc.) postponed; shelved.
2. turn the tables, to reverse an unfavorable situation, esp. by gaining the advantage over an opponent.
3. under the table,
a. into a drunken stupor.
b. covertly.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English tabule, variant of tabula < Latin: board (compare tabular, tablet)]
ta′ble•less, adj.

Table

 the company at dinner or at a meal, 1602; a company of plaes at a gambling table, 1750.

table


Past participle: tabled
Gerund: tabling

Imperative
table
table
Present
I table
you table
he/she/it tables
we table
you table
they table
Preterite
I tabled
you tabled
he/she/it tabled
we tabled
you tabled
they tabled
Present Continuous
I am tabling
you are tabling
he/she/it is tabling
we are tabling
you are tabling
they are tabling
Present Perfect
I have tabled
you have tabled
he/she/it has tabled
we have tabled
you have tabled
they have tabled
Past Continuous
I was tabling
you were tabling
he/she/it was tabling
we were tabling
you were tabling
they were tabling
Past Perfect
I had tabled
you had tabled
he/she/it had tabled
we had tabled
you had tabled
they had tabled
Future
I will table
you will table
he/she/it will table
we will table
you will table
they will table
Future Perfect
I will have tabled
you will have tabled
he/she/it will have tabled
we will have tabled
you will have tabled
they will have tabled
Future Continuous
I will be tabling
you will be tabling
he/she/it will be tabling
we will be tabling
you will be tabling
they will be tabling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tabling
you have been tabling
he/she/it has been tabling
we have been tabling
you have been tabling
they have been tabling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tabling
you will have been tabling
he/she/it will have been tabling
we will have been tabling
you will have been tabling
they will have been tabling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tabling
you had been tabling
he/she/it had been tabling
we had been tabling
you had been tabling
they had been tabling
Conditional
I would table
you would table
he/she/it would table
we would table
you would table
they would table
Past Conditional
I would have tabled
you would have tabled
he/she/it would have tabled
we would have tabled
you would have tabled
they would have tabled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.table - a set of data arranged in rows and columns; "see table 1"
correlation table - a two-way tabulation of the relations between correlates; row headings are the scores on one variable and column headings are the scores on the second variables and a cell shows how many times the score on that row was associated with the score in that column
contents, table of contents - a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start
array - an orderly arrangement; "an array of troops in battle order"
actuarial table, statistical table - a table of statistical data
calendar - a tabular array of the days (usually for one year)
file allocation table - the part of a floppy disk or hard disk where information is stored about the location of each piece of information on the disk (and about the location of unusable areas of the disk)
periodic table - (chemistry) a tabular arrangement of the chemical elements according to atomic number as based on the periodic law
row - a linear array of numbers, letters, or symbols side by side
column - a vertical array of numbers or other information; "he added a column of numbers"
2.table - a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs; "it was a sturdy table"
altar, communion table, Lord's table - the table in Christian churches where communion is given
booth - a table (in a restaurant or bar) surrounded by two high-backed benches
breakfast table - a table where breakfast is eaten
card table - a small light table with folding legs; can be folded for storage
card table - a table for playing cards (as in a casino)
cocktail table, coffee table - low table where magazines can be placed and coffee or cocktails are served
conference table, council board, council table - the table that conferees sit around as they hold a meeting
console, console table - a small table fixed to a wall or designed to stand against a wall
counter - table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
desk - a piece of furniture with a writing surface and usually drawers or other compartments
dressing table, toilet table, vanity, dresser - low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup
drop-leaf table - a table that has a drop-leaf to enlarge its surface
article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
gaming table - a table used for gambling; may be equipped with a gameboard and slots for chips
gueridon - a small round table
kitchen table - a table in the kitchen
leg - one of the supports for a piece of furniture
operating table - table on which the patient lies during a surgical operation
Parsons table - a sturdy rectangular table with block legs at the four corners; the top and the legs are the same width
pedestal table - a table supported by a single central column
pier table - a low table set below a pier glass
platen - work table of a machine tool
billiard table, pool table, snooker table - game equipment consisting of a heavy table on which pool is played
stand - a small table for holding articles of various kinds; "a bedside stand"
pingpong table, ping-pong table, table-tennis table - a table used for playing table tennis
tabletop - the top horizontal work surface of a table
tableware - articles for use at the table (dishes and silverware and glassware)
tea table - a small table for serving afternoon tea
trestle table - a table supported on trestles
work table, worktable - a table designed for a particular task
3.table - a piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it; "I reserved a table at my favorite restaurant"
dining table, board - a table at which meals are served; "he helped her clear the dining table"; "a feast was spread upon the board"
article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
4.table - flat tableland with steep edgestable - flat tableland with steep edges; "the tribe was relatively safe on the mesa but they had to descend into the valley for water"
plateau, tableland - a relatively flat highland
5.table - a company of people assembled at a table for a meal or game; "he entertained the whole table with his witty remarks"
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
6.table - food or meals in general; "she sets a fine table"; "room and board"
fare - the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
training table - planned meals for athletes in training (usually served in a mess hall)
Verb1.table - hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"
delay - act later than planned, scheduled, or required; "Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered"
call - stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather; "call a football game"
hold - stop dealing with; "hold all calls to the President's office while he is in a meeting"
suspend - render temporarily ineffective; "the prison sentence was suspended"
probate - put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence
reprieve, respite - postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
2.table - arrange or enter in tabular form
arrange, set - adapt for performance in a different way; "set this poem to music"

table

noun
1. counter, bench, stand, board, surface, slab, work surface I placed his drink on the small table.
3. (Formal) food, spread (informal), board, diet, fare, kai (N.Z. informal), victuals She always sets a marvellous table.
verb
1. (Brit.) submit, propose, put forward, move, suggest, enter, file, lodge, moot They've tabled a motion criticising the government for inaction.
Related words
adjective mensal

Tables and desks

bar, bedside table, billiard table, breakfast bar, breakfast table, buffet, bureau, card table, carrel, coffee table, console table, counter, davenport (Brit.), desk, dining table, dressing table, drop-leaf table, drum table, escritoire, folding table, gate-leg or gate-legged table, kitchen table, lapboard, lowboy (U.S. & Canada), nest of tables, occasional table, pedestal desk, Pembroke table, piecrust table, reading desk, refectory table, roll-top desk, secretaire, side table, snooker table, teapoy, tea table, tea trolley, traymobile (Austral.), trestle table, wool table, workbench, worktable, writing desk, writing table

table

noun
An orderly columnar display of data:
verb
To put off until a later time:
Informal: wait.
Idiom: put on ice.
Translations
جَدْوَلجَدْوَل، قائِمَهطاوِلَهمائِدَه، الجالِسون إلى المائِدَهمِنْضَدَة
масатаблица
stůltabulkasloupec
bordtabel
tablo
pöytätaulukkotaulukoidataulu
stoltabela
asztaltáblázatasztaltársaság
meja
borðborîòeir sem sitja saman viî borîtafla
テーブル表に書く議題にする議題に上げる
도표테이블
mensa
stalasstalo aptiesalaistaltiesėvalgomasis šaukštasžmonės prie stalo
galdstabulapie galda sēdošie
masătabel
stôl
mizapreglednicatabela
bordtabell
โต๊ะตารางรายการ
masatablocetvelbir masada oturanlar
bànbảng

table

[ˈteɪbl]
A. N
1. (= piece of furniture) → mesa f
I'd like a table for two, please(quiero) una mesa para dos, por favor
kitchen tablemesa f de cocina
they were at table when we arrived > (frm) → estaban sentados a la mesa cuando llegamos
don't read at the tableno leas en la mesa
you will join us at our table, won't you?se sentará (a la mesa) con nosotros ¿verdad?
to clear the tablequitar or recoger or levantar la mesa
to lay the tableponer la mesa
why isn't dinner on the table?¿por qué no está servida la cena?
to set the tableponer la mesa
to sit down to tablesentarse a la mesa
under the table I'll be under the table if I have any more winesi bebo más vino me voy a caer redondo or no voy a tenerme en pie
he was accepting money under the tableaceptaba dinero bajo cuerda or bajo mano
to get one's feet under the tablehacerse un hueco
to turn the tablesdar la vuelta a la tortilla
to turn the tables on sbvolver las tornas a or contra algn
see also card 1
see also drink B
see also high D
see also wait
2. (= people at table) → mesa f
3. (frm) (= food) → mesa f
to keep a good tabletener buena mesa
4. (for discussion) → mesa f de negociaciones
he managed to get all the parties around the tableconsiguió que todos los interesados se sentaran a la mesa de negociaciones
to put sth on the table (Brit) → poner algo sobre el tapete
there are two proposals on the tablehay dos propuestas sobre el tapete
they're willing to put 12 million dollars on the table to get this companyestán dispuestos a pagar 12 millones de dólares para conseguir esta empresa
round tablemesa f redonda
5. (= chart) → tabla f, cuadro m
a table of the top 12 best and worst performersuna tabla or un cuadro de los 12 mejores y los 12 peores
table of contentsíndice m de materias
see also periodic
6. (Math) (also multiplication table) → tabla f de multiplicar
the eleven-times tablela tabla (de multiplicar) del once
7. (Sport) (also league table) → liga f, clasificación f
8. (Geog) (also water table) → capa f freática (also tableland) → meseta f, altiplano m (LAm)
B. VT
1. (Brit) (frm) (= propose) [+ motion, amendment] → presentar
2. (US) (= postpone) → aplazar, posponer
C. CPD table dancing Nstriptease m en pasarela or en barra
table football Nfutbolín m
table lamp Nlámpara f de mesa
table leg Npata f de mesa
table linen Nmantelería f
table manners NPLcomportamiento msing en la mesa, modales mpl en la mesa
Table Mountain NMontaña f de la Tabla
table napkin Nservilleta f
table runner Ntapete m
table salt Nsal f de mesa
table setting Ncubierto m, servicio m
table talk Nsobremesa f, conversación f de sobremesa
table tennis Nping-pong m, pimpón m, tenis m de mesa
table wine Nvino m de mesa

table

[ˈteɪbəl]
n
(= piece of furniture) → table f
to lay the table, to set the table → mettre la table
to clear the table → débarrasser la table
to turn the tables on sb (= get the upper hand) → retourner la situation en sa faveur face à qn
(in restaurant)table f
I'd like a table for two at about 8.30, please → J'aimerais une table pour deux vers 20 h 30, s'il vous plaît.
(= list of facts or figures) → table f
table of contents → table f des matières
(= multiplication table) → table f
(SPORT) (also league table) → classement m, classement m du championnat
modif [decoration, knife, leg, linen, setting] → de table
vt
(mainly British) (= put forward) [+ motion, proposal, question] → présenter
(US) (= leave till later) [+ proposal, plan] → ajourner

table

n
Tisch m; (= banquet table)Tafel f; at the tableam Tisch; at tablebei Tisch; to sit at tablesich zu Tisch setzen; to sit down at a tablesich an einen Tisch setzen; he was sitting at the Mayor’s tableer saß am Bürgermeisterstisch; who was on your table?wer saß an Ihrem Tisch or bei Ihnen am Tisch?; to eat at somebody’s tableseine Beine or Füße unter jds Tisch strecken (inf); to be under the table (= drunk)unter dem Tisch liegen; to drink somebody under the tablejdn unter den Tisch trinken; the motion is on the table (Brit Parl) → der Antrag liegt vor; on the table (US: = postponed) → zurückgestellt, aufgeschoben; to turn the tables (on somebody)(gegenüber jdm) den Spieß umdrehen or umkehren
(= people at a table)Tisch m, → Tischrunde f; the whole table laughedder ganze Tisch or die ganze Runde lachte
(of figures, prices etc, Sport, Comput)Tabelle f; (= log table)Logarithmentafel f; (multiplication) tablesEinmaleins nt; (up to 10) → kleines Einmaleins; (from 11 to 20) → großes Einmaleins; to say one’s three/five times tabledas Einmaldrei/Einmalfünf aufsagen; table of contentsInhaltsverzeichnis nt
(Bibl: = tablet) → Tafel f
(Geog) water tableGrundwasserspiegel m
(= tableland)Tafelland nt, → Plateau nt, → Hochebene f
vt
motion, amendment, resolutioneinbringen
(US: = postpone) billzurückstellen
(= put in tabular form)tabellarisieren (form), → in einer Tabelle zusammenstellen

table

:
table clamp
nTisch(tuch)klammer f
tablecloth
nTischdecke for -tuch nt
table dancing
n (on table) → Striptease mauf einem Tisch
table d’hôte
nTagesmenü or -gedeck nt
table d’hôte menu
nTageskarte f
table-hop
vi (inf, in restaurant etc) → von einem Tisch zum andern gehen
table lamp
nTischlampe f
tableland
nTafelland nt, → Plateau nt, → Hochebene f
table licence
nSchankerlaubnis fbei Abgabe von Speisen
table-lifting
nAnheben ntvon Tischen
table lighter
nTischfeuerzeug nt
table linen
n no plTischwäsche f
table manners
plTischmanieren pl
table mat
nUntersetzer m; (of cloth)Set nt
Table Mountain
nTafelberg m
table napkin
nServiette f
table-rapping
nTischrücken nt
table salt
nTafelsalz nt
table soccer
nTischfußball nt
tablespoon
nEsslöffel m
tablespoonful
nEsslöffel m(voll)

table

:
table talk
n no plTischgespräch nt
table tennis
nTischtennis nt
table top
nTischplatte f
table-turning
nDrehen ntvon Tischen
tableware
n no plTafelgeschirr ntund -besteck nt
table water
nTafelwasser nt
table wine
nTafelwein m

table

[ˈteɪbl]
1. n
a.tavolo; (for meals) → tavola (also coffee table) → tavolino
card table → tavolino da gioco
to lay or set the table → apparecchiare or preparare la tavola
to clear the table → sparecchiare
at table → a tavola
the entire table was in fits of laughter → l'intera tavolata moriva dalle risate
to drink sb under the table → battere qn nel bere
to turn the tables on sb (fig) → rovesciare la situazione a danno di qn
b. (Math, Chem) (illustration) → tavola; (chart) → tabella
table of contents → indice m
league table (Ftbl, Rugby) → classifica
2. vt (bill, motion) (Brit) (propose) → presentare (Am) (postpone) → rinviare

table

(ˈteibl) noun
1. a piece of furniture consisting of a flat, horizontal surface on legs used eg to put food on at meals, or for some games. Put all the plates on the table.
2. a statement of facts or figures arranged in columns etc. The results of the experiments can be seen in table 5.
3. the people sitting at a table. The whole table heard what he said.
ˈtablecloth noun
a cloth for covering a table, usually for a meal. an embroidered tablecloth.
table linen
tablecloths, napkins etc. They gave us table linen as a wedding present.
ˈtablespoon noun
1. a large spoon, used eg for serving food.
2. a tablespoonful. Add a tablespoon of sugar.
ˈtablespoonful noun
the amount that will fill a tablespoon. two tablespoonfuls of jam.
table tennis
a game played on a table with small bats and a light ball; ping pong.
lay/set the table
to put a tablecloth, plates, knives, forks etc on a table for a meal. The meal is ready – will you lay the table?

table

جَدْوَل, مِنْضَدَة stůl, tabulka bord, tabel Tabelle, Tisch πίνακας, τραπέζι mesa, tabla pöytä, taulukko table, tableau stol, tabela tabella, tavolo テーブル, 表 도표, 테이블 tabel, tafel bord, tabell stół, tabela mesa, tabela стол, таблица bord, tabell โต๊ะ, ตารางรายการ masa, tablo bàn, bảng 桌子, 表格

ta·ble

1. n. mesa;
2. capa o lámina ósea;
examining ______ de reconocimiento;
operating ______ de operaciones;
3. tabla de datos o de referencia con una variante determinada.

table

n mesa; examination —, exam table (fam) mesa de exploración (form), mesa (fam), camilla (SA); operating — mesa de operaciones or quirúrgica; tilt — mesa basculante or inclinada
References in classic literature ?
Put them on the table, and bring her in and see her open the bundles.
Meg arranged the tea table, Jo brought wood and set chairs, dropping, over-turning, and clattering everything she touched.
They talked over the new plan while old Hannah cleared the table, then out came the four little work baskets, and the needles flew as the girls made sheets for Aunt March.
When he talked to George Willard, Wing Bid- dlebaum closed his fists and beat with them upon a table or on the walls of his house.
In the dense blotch of light beneath the table, the kneeling figure looked like a priest engaged in some service of his church.
Tom Swift, who had been slowly looking through the pages of a magazine, in the contents of which he seemed to be deeply interested, turned the final folio, ruffled the sheets back again to look at a certain map and drawing, and then, slapping the book down on a table before him, with a noise not unlike that of a shot, exclaimed:
But after the men came in from the fields, and we were all seated at the supper table, then she asked Jake about the old place and about our friends and neighbours there.
As we sat at the table, Otto Fuchs and I kept stealing covert glances at each other.
A long table was spread in the center of the great dining-hall of the palace and the splendor of the decorations and the blaze of lights and jewels was acknowledged to be the most magnificent sight that any of the guests had ever seen.
The jolliest person present, as well as the most important, was of course old Santa Claus; so he was given the seat of honor at one end of the table while at the other end sat Princess Ozma, the hostess.
At the upper end of the banquet room was a separate table provided for the animals.
At the lower end of the great room was another table, at which sat the Ryls and Knooks who had come with Santa Claus, the wooden soldiers who had come with the Queen of Merryland, and the Hilanders and Lolanders who had come with John Dough.