1. [ noun ] a set of data arranged in rows and columns
Synonyms: tabular_array

"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"

Related terms: gathering
5. [ noun ] (geography) flat tableland with steep edges
Synonyms: mesa

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

Related terms: tableland
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
Synonyms: board

"she sets a fine table" "room and board"

Related terms: fare training_table board
Similar spelling:   tableau