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Table

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CIDE DICTIONARY

Tablen. [F., fr. L. tabula a board, tablet, a painting. Cf. Tabular, Taffrail, Tavern.].
  •  A smooth, flat surface, like the side of a board; a thin, flat, smooth piece of anything; a slab.  [1913 Webster]
    "A bagnio paved with fair tables of marble."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A thin, flat piece of wood, stone, metal, or other material, on which anything is cut, traced, written, or painted; a tablet  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
    "And the Lord said unto Moses, Hew thee two tables of stone like unto the first, and I will write upon these tables the words that were in the first tables, which thou brakest."  [1913 Webster]
    "And stand there with your tables to glean
    The golden sentences.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any smooth, flat surface upon which an inscription, a drawing, or the like, may be produced.  Spenser.  [1913 Webster]
    "The opposite walls are painted by Rubens, which, with that other of the Infanta taking leave of Don Philip, is a most incomparable table."  [1913 Webster]
    "St. Antony has a table that hangs up to him from a poor peasant."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence, in a great variety of applications: A condensed statement which may be comprehended by the eye in a single view; a methodical or systematic synopsis; the presentation of many items or particulars in one group; a scheme; a schedule.  [1913 Webster]
    "Mistress of a fairer table
    Hath not history for fable.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  An article of furniture, consisting of a flat slab, board, or the like, having a smooth surface, fixed horizontally on legs, and used for a great variety of purposes, as in eating, writing, or working.  [1913 Webster]
    "We may again
    Give to our tables meat.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "The nymph the table spread."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence, food placed on a table to be partaken of; fare; entertainment; as, to set a good table.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The company assembled round a table.  [1913 Webster]
    "I drink the general joy of the whole table."  [1913 Webster]
  •  One of the two, external and internal, layers of compact bone, separated by diploë, in the walls of the cranium.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A stringcourse which includes an offset; esp., a band of stone, or the like, set where an offset is required, so as to make it decorative. See Water table.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The board on the opposite sides of which backgammon and draughts are played.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
    "This is the ape of form, monsieur the nice,
    That, when he plays at tables, chides the dice.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A circular plate of crown glass.  [1913 Webster]
    "A circular plate or table of about five feet diameter weighs on an average nine pounds."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The upper flat surface of a diamond or other precious stone, the sides of which are cut in angles.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A plane surface, supposed to be transparent and perpendicular to the horizon; -- called also perspective plane.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The part of a machine tool on which the work rests and is fastened.  [1913 Webster]
Bench table, Card table, Communion table, Lord's table, etc. See under Bench, Card, etc. -- Raised table (Arch. & Sculp.), a raised or projecting member of a flat surface, large in proportion to the projection, and usually rectangular, -- especially intended to receive an inscription or the like. -- Roller table (Horology), a flat disk on the arbor of the balance of a watch, holding the jewel which rolls in and out of the fork at the end of the lever of the escapement. -- Round table. See Dictionary of Noted Names in Fiction. -- Table anvil, a small anvil to be fastened to a table for use in making slight repairs. -- Table base. (Arch.) Same as Water table. -- Table bed, a bed in the form of a table. -- Table beer, beer for table, or for common use; small beer. -- Table bell, a small bell to be used at table for calling servants. -- Table cover, a cloth for covering a table, especially at other than mealtimes. -- Table diamond, a thin diamond cut with a flat upper surface. -- Table linen, linen tablecloth, napkins, and the like. -- Table money (Mil. or Naut.), an allowance sometimes made to officers over and above their pay, for table expenses. -- Table rent (O. Eng. Law), rent paid to a bishop or religious, reserved or appropriated to his table or housekeeping. Burrill. -- Table shore (Naut.), a low, level shore. -- Table talk, conversation at table, or at meals. -- Table talker, one who talks at table. -- Table tipping, Table turning, certain movements of tables, etc., attributed by some to the agency of departed spirits, and by others to the development of latent vital or spriritual forces, but more commonly ascribed to the muscular force of persons in connection with the objects moved, or to physical force applied otherwise. -- Tables of a girder or Tables of a chord (Engin.), the upper and lower horizontal members. -- To lay on the table, in parliamentary usage, to lay, as a report, motion, etc., on the table of the presiding officer, -- that is, to postpone the consideration of, by a vote; -- also called to table . It is a tactic often used with the intention of postponing consideration of a motion indefinitely, that is, to kill the motion. -- To serve tables (Script.), to provide for the poor, or to distribute provisions for their wants. Acts vi. 2. -- To turn the tables, to change the condition or fortune of contending parties; -- a metaphorical expression taken from the vicissitudes of fortune in gaming. -- Twelve tables (Rom. Antiq.), a celebrated body of Roman laws, framed by decemvirs appointed 450 years before Christ, on the return of deputies or commissioners who had been sent to Greece to examine into foreign laws and institutions. They consisted partly of laws transcribed from the institutions of other nations, partly of such as were altered and accommodated to the manners of the Romans, partly of new provisions, and mainly, perhaps, of laws and usages under their ancient kings. Burrill.
Tablev. t. 
  •  To form into a table or catalogue; to tabulate; as, to table fines.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To delineate, as on a table; to represent, as in a picture.  [1913 Webster]
    "Tabled and pictured in the chambers of meditation."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To supply with food; to feed.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To insert, as one piece of timber into another, by alternate scores or projections from the middle, to prevent slipping; to scarf.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To lay or place on a table, as money.  Carlyle.  [1913 Webster]
  •  In parliamentary usage, to lay on the table; to postpone, by a formal vote, the consideration of (a bill, motion, or the like) till called for, or indefinitely.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To enter upon the docket; as, to table charges against some one.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make board hems in the skirts and bottoms of (sails) in order to strengthen them in the part attached to the boltrope.  [1913 Webster]
Tablev. i. 
     To live at the table of another; to board; to eat.  South.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Table, n. & v.
--n.
1 a piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs, providing a level surface for eating, writing, or working at, playing games on, etc.
2 a flat surface serving a specified purpose (altar table; bird table).
3 a food provided in a household (keeps a good table). b a group seated at table for dinner etc.
4 a a set of facts or figures systematically displayed, esp. in columns (a table of contents). b matter contained in this. c = multiplication table.
5 a flat surface for working on or for machinery to operate on.
6 a a slab of wood or stone etc. for bearing an inscription. b matter inscribed on this.
7 = TABLELAND.
8 Archit. a a flat usu. rectangular vertical surface. b a horizontal moulding, esp. a cornice.
9 a a flat surface of a gem. b a cut gem with two flat faces.
10 each half or quarter of a folding board for backgammon.
11 (prec. by the) Bridge the dummy hand.
--v.tr.
1 bring forward for discussion or consideration at a meeting.
2 postpone consideration of (a matter).
3 Naut. strengthen (a sail) with a wide hem.

Idiom
at table taking a meal at a table. lay on the table
1 submit for discussion.
2 postpone indefinitely. on the table offered for discussion. table knife a knife for use at meals, esp. in eating a main course. table licence a licence to serve alcoholic drinks only with meals. table linen tablecloths, napkins, etc. table manners decorum or correct behaviour while eating at table. table-mat a mat for protecting a tabletop from hot dishes, etc. table salt salt that is powdered or easy to powder for use at meals. table talk miscellaneous informal talk at table. table tennis an indoor game based on lawn tennis, played with small bats and a ball bounced on a table divided by a net. table wine ordinary wine for drinking with a meal. turn the tables (often foll. by on) reverse one's relations (with), esp. by turning an inferior into a superior position (orig. in backgammon). under the table colloq. drunken after a meal.
Derivative
tableful n. (pl. -fuls). tabling n.
Etymology
ME f. OF f. L tabula plank, tablet, list

THESAURUS

Table

Domesday Book, account, account book, address book, adjourn, adversaria, album, alkali flat, alluvial plain, ambo, annals, annual, appointment calendar, appointment schedule, bar, basin, bench, billiard table, blankbook, blotter, blueprint, board, bottomland, bowling green, bread, bread and butter, bring forward, bring up, brouillon, buffet, bushveld, calendar, campo, card index, cartoon, cashbook, catalog, catalogue, catalogue raisonne, census, champaign, champaign country, chart, cheer, chronicle, classified catalog, coastal plain, coat, coating, cocktail table, code, coffee table, collop, comestible, comestibles, commonplace book, conference table, console, constitute, contents, continue, copy, correspondence, counter, court calendar, covering, creature comfort, cuisine, cut, daily bread, daybook, dead flat, dead level, deal, deal table, decree, defer, delay, delineation, delta, desert, design, desk, desk calendar, diagram, diary, digest, diptych, disk, docket, documentation, down, downs, draft, drag out, drawing, dresser, dressing table, drop-leaf table, earth, eatables, ebauche, edibles, elevation, enact, enact laws, engagement book, entertainment, escritoire, esplanade, esquisse, extend, fare, fast food, feast, feed, fell, feuille, figure, filibuster, film, flap, flat, flat country, flatland, flats, floor, foil, fold, food, food and drink, foodstuff, get the floor, graph, grass veld, grassland, ground, ground plan, hang fire, hang up, have the floor, health food, heath, history, hold off, hold over, hold up, homaloid, horizontal, horizontal axis, horizontal fault, horizontal line, horizontal parallax, horizontal plane, horizontal projection, house plan, ichnography, index, ingesta, inventory, itemization, journal, junk food, kill, kitchen stuff, kitchen table, laboratory table, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lampstand, lande, lap, lay aside, lay away, lay by, lay over, leaf, lectern, ledge, ledger, legislate, letters, level, level line, level plane, list, llano, lobby through, log, logbook, logroll, loose-leaf notebook, lowland, lowlands, lunar mare, mahogany, mare, meal, mean sea level, meat, membrane, memo book, memorandum book, memorial, memory book, mesa, mesilla, mess, moor, moorland, mothball, notebook, offer, open country, ordain, outline, pad, pampa, pampas, pane, panel, parterre, pass, patina, pattern, peel, pellicle, peneplain, petty cashbook, pigeonhole, pipe roll, plain, plains, plait, plan, plane, plank, plate, plateau, platform, plating, playa, plot, ply, plywood, pocket, pocket notebook, pocketbook, police blotter, postpone, prairie, precis, present, proffer, profile, projection, prolong, propose, prorogate, prorogue, protract, provender, provision, provisions, push aside, put aside, put away, put in force, put in mothballs, put off, put on ice, put through, railroad through, rasher, recess, record, recording, refection, refreshment, regalement, register, registry, relic, remains, repas, repast, reserve, roll, roll logs, rolls, roster, rota, rough, round table, safety glass, salt flat, salt marsh, salt pan, savanna, schema, scheme, scrapbook, scratch pad, scroll, scum, sea level, sea of grass, sebkha, secretaire, secretary, set aside, set by, sheet, shelve, shift off, side table, sideboard, sideline, skeleton, sketch, skin, slab, slat, sleep on, slice, spiral notebook, spread, stand, stand over, stave off, stay, steppe, store, stow, stretch out, submit, suspend, sustenance, table mountain, table of contents, table of organization, table the motion, tableland, tablet, taboret, tabulation, take a recess, take the floor, tea table, tea wagon, terrace, thumb index, token, trace, treat, tree veld, trestle table, triptych, tucker, tundra, turntable, upland, vega, veld, veneer, vestige, veto, viands, victuals, vittles, wafer, waive, water level, weald, wide-open spaces, wold, workbench, workbook, working drawing, worktable, writing table, writing tablet, yearbook, yield the floor

ROGET THESAURUS

Table

Writing

N writing, chirography, stelography, cerography, penmanship, craftmanship, quill driving, typewriting, writing, manuscript, MS, literae scriptae, these presents, stroke of the pen, dash of the pen, coupe de plume, line, headline, pen and ink, letter, uncial writing, cuneiform character, arrowhead, Ogham, Runes, hieroglyphic, contraction, Brahmi, Devanagari, Nagari, script, shorthand, stenography, brachygraphy, tachygraphy, secret writing, writing in cipher, cryptography, stenography, phonography, pasigraphy, Polygraphy, logography, copy, transcript, rescript, rough copy, fair copy, handwriting, signature, sign manual, autograph, monograph, holograph, hand, fist, calligraphy, good hand, running hand, flowing hand, cursive hand, legible hand, bold hand, cacography, griffonage, barbouillage, bad hand, cramped hand, crabbed hand, illegible hand, scribble, pattes de mouche, ill-formed letters, pothooks and hangers, stationery, pen, quill, goose quill, pencil, style, paper, foolscap, parchment, vellum, papyrus, tablet, slate, marble, pillar, table, blackboard, ink bottle, ink horn, ink pot, ink stand, ink well, typewriter, transcription, inscription, superscription, graphology, composition, authorship, cacoethes scribendi, graphoidea, graphomania, phrenoia, writer, scribe, amanuensis, scrivener, secretary, clerk, penman, copyist, transcriber, quill driver, stenographer, typewriter, typist, writer for the press, writing, written, in writing, in black and white, under one's hand, uncial, Runic, cuneiform, hieroglyphical, currente calamo, pen in hand, audacter et sincere, le style est l'homme meme, nature's noblest gift - my gray goose quill, scribendi recte sapere et principium et fons, that mighty instrument of little men, the pen became a clarion.

Arrangement

N arrangement, plan, preparation, disposal, disposition, collocation, allocation, distribution, sorting, assortment, allotment, apportionment, taxis, taxonomy, syntaxis, graduation, organization, grouping, tabulation, analysis, classification, clustering, division, digestion, digest, synopsis, syntagma, table, atlas, file, database, register, organism, architecture, sieve, riddle, screen, sorter, arranged, embattled, in battle array, cut and dried, methodical, orderly, regular, systematic, In vast cumbrous array.

List

N list, catalog, catalogue, inventory, register, account, bill, bill of costs, terrier, tally, listing, itemization, atlas, book, ledger, catalogue raisonne, tableau, invoice, bill of lading, prospectus, bill of fare, menu, carte, score, census, statistics, returns, contents, table of contents, outline, synopsis, checklist, table, chart, database, index, inverted file, word list, concordance, dictionary, lexicon, vocabulary, glossary, thesaurus, file, card index, card file, rolodex, address book, Red book, Blue book, Domesday book, cadastre, directory, gazetter, almanac, army list, clergy list, civil service list, navy list, Almanach de Gotha, cadaster, Lloyd's register, nautical almanac, who's who, Guiness's Book of World Records, roll, check roll, checker roll, bead roll, muster roll, muster book, roster, panel, jury list, cartulary, diptych, cadastral.

Lateness

VB be late, tarry, wait, stay, bide, take time, dawdle, linger, loiter, bide one's time, take one's time, gain time, hang fire, stand over, lie over, put off, defer, delay, lay over, suspend, table, shift off, stave off, waive, retard, remand, postpone, adjourn, procrastinate, dally, prolong, protract, spin out, draw out, lengthen out, stretch out, prorogue, keep back, tide over, push to the last, drive to the last, let the matter stand over, reserve, temporize, consult one's pillow, sleep on it, lose an opportunity, be kept waiting, dance attendance, kick one's heels, cool one's heels, faire antichambre, wait impatiently, await, sit up, sit up at night.

Layer

N layer, stratum, strata, course, bed, zone, substratum, substrata, floor, flag, stage, story, tier, slab, escarpment, table, tablet, dess, flagstone, board, plank, trencher, platter, plate, lamina, lamella, sheet, foil, wafer, scale, flake, peel, coat, pellicle, membrane, film, leaf, slice, shive, cut, rasher, shaving, integument, eschar, stratification, scaliness, nest of boxes, coats of an onion, monolayer, bilayer, trilayer, lamellar, lamellated, lamelliform, layered, laminated, laminiferous, micaceous, schistose, schistous, scaly, filmy, membranous, pellicular, flaky, squamous, foliated, foliaceous, stratified, stratiform, tabular, discoid, spathic, spathose, trilamellar, graphitic.

Support

N support, ground, foundation, base, basis, terra firma, bearing, fulcrum, bait, caudex crib, point d'appui, pou sto, purchase footing, hold, locus standi, landing place, landing stage, stage, platform, block, rest, resting place, groundwork, substratum, riprap, sustentation, subvention, floor, supporter, aid, prop, stand, anvil, fulciment, cue rest, jigger, monkey, stay, shore, skid, rib, truss, bandage, sleeper, stirrup, stilts, shoe, sole, heel, splint, lap, bar, rod, boom, sprit, outrigger, ratlings, staff, stick, crutch, alpenstock, baton, staddle, bourdon, cowlstaff, lathi, mahlstick, post, pillar, shaft, thill, column, pilaster, pediment, pedicle, pedestal, plinth, shank, leg, socle, zocle, buttress, jamb, mullion, abutment, baluster, banister, stanchion, balustrade, headstone, upright, door post, jamb, door jamb, frame, framework, scaffold, skeleton, beam, rafter, girder, lintel, joist, travis, trave, corner stone, summer, transom, rung, round, step, sill, angle rafter, hip rafter, cantilever, modillion, crown post, king post, vertebra, columella, backbone, keystone, axle, axletree, axis, arch, mainstay, trunnion, pivot, rowlock, peg, tiebeam, thole pin, board, ledge, shelf, hob, bracket, trevet, trivet, arbor, rack, mantel, mantle piece, mantleshelf, slab, console, counter, dresser, flange, corbel, table, trestle, shoulder, perch, horse, easel, desk, clotheshorse, hatrack, retable, teapoy, seat, throne, dais, divan, musnud, chair, bench, form, stool, sofa, settee, stall, arm chair, easy chair, elbow chair, rocking chair, couch, fauteuil, woolsack, ottoman, settle, squab, bench, aparejo, faldstool, horn, long chair, long sleeve chair, morris chair, lamba chauki, lamba kursi, saddle, pannel, pillion, side saddle, pack saddle, pommel, bed, berth, pallet, tester, crib, cot, hammock, shakedown, trucklebed, cradle, litter, stretcher, bedstead, four poster, French bed, bunk, kip, palang, bedding, bichhona, mattress, paillasse, pillow, bolster, mat, rug, cushion, footstool, hassock, tabouret, tripod, monopod, Atlas, Persides, Atlantes, Caryatides, Hercules, supporting, supported, fundamental, dorsigerous, astride on, straddle.

Flatness

N flatness, smoothness, plane, level, plate, platter, table, tablet, slab, flat, plane, even, flush, scutiform, discoid, level, flat as a pancake, flat as a fluke, flat as a flounder, flat as a board, flat as my hand.

Food

N food, eating, deglutition, gulp, epulation, mastication, manducation, rumination, gluttony, hippophagy, ichthyophagy, (appetite), mouth, jaws, mandible, mazard, gob, chops, drinking, potation, draught, libation, carousal, drunkenness, food, pabulum, aliment, nourishment, nutriment, sustenance, sustentation, sustention, nurture, subsistence, provender, corn, feed, fodder, provision, ration, keep, commons, board, commissariat, prey, forage, pasture, pasturage, fare, cheer, diet, dietary, regimen, belly timber, staff of life, bread, bread and cheese, comestibles, eatables, victuals, edibles, ingesta, grub, grubstake, prog, meat, bread, bread stuffs, cerealia, cereals, viands, cates, delicacy, dainty, creature comforts, contents of the larder, fleshpots, festal board, ambrosia, good cheer, good living, beef, bisquit, bun, cornstarch, cookie, cooky, cracker, doughnut, fatling, hardtack, hoecake, hominy, mutton, pilot bread, pork, roti, rusk, ship biscuit, veal, joint, piece de resistance, roast and boiled, remove, entremet, releve, hash, rechauffe, stew, ragout, fricassee, mince, pottage, potage, broth, soup, consomme, puree, spoonmeat, pie, pasty, volauvent, pudding, omelet, pastry, sweets, kickshaws, condiment, appetizer, hors d'oeuvre, main course, entree, alligator pear, apple, apple slump, artichoke, ashcake, griddlecake, pancake, flapjack, atole, avocado, banana, beche de mer, barbecue, beefsteak, beet root, blackberry, blancmange, bloater, bouilli, bouillon, breadfruit, chop suey, chowder, chupatty, clam, compote, damper, fish, frumenty, grapes, hasty pudding, ice cream, lettuce, mango, mangosteen, mince pie, oatmeal, oyster, pineapple, porridge, porterhouse steak, salmis, sauerkraut, sea slug, sturgeon ("Albany beef"), succotash, supawn, trepang, vanilla, waffle, walnut, table, cuisine, bill of fare, menu, table d'hote, ordinary, entree, meal, repast, feed, spread, mess, dish, plate, course, regale, regalement, refreshment, entertainment, refection, collation, picnic, feast, banquet, junket, breakfast, lunch, luncheon, dejeuner, bever, tiffin, dinner, supper, snack, junk food, fast food, whet, bait, dessert, potluck, table d'hote, dejeuner a la fourchette, hearty meal, square meal, substantial meal, full meal, blowout, light refreshment, bara, chotahazri, bara khana, mouthful, bolus, gobbet, morsel, sop, sippet, drink, beverage, liquor, broth, soup, potion, dram, draught, drench, swill, nip, sip, sup, gulp, wine, spirits, liqueur, beer, ale, malt liquor, Sir John Barleycorn, stingo, heavy wet, grog, toddy, flip, purl, punch, negus, cup, bishop, wassail, gin, coffee, chocolate, cocoa, tea, the cup that cheers but not inebriates, bock beer, lager beer, Pilsener beer, schenck beer, Brazil tea, cider, claret, ice water, mate, mint julep, near beer, 2 beer, non- alcoholic beverage, eating house, diner, hippophage, glutton, eatable, edible, esculent, comestible, alimentary, cereal, cibarious, dietetic, culinary, nutritive, nutritious, gastric, succulent, potable, potulent, bibulous, omnivorous, carnivorous, herbivorous, granivorous, graminivorous, phytivorous, ichthyivorous, omophagic, omophagous, pantophagous, phytophagous, xylophagous, across the walnuts and the wine, blessed hour of our dinners!, now good digestion wait on appetite, and health on both!, who can cloy the hungry edge of appetite?.

Neglect

VB be negligent, take no care of &c (take care of), neglect, let slip, let go, lay aside, set aside, cst aside, put aside, keep out of sight, put out of sight, lose sight of, overlook, disregard, pass over, pas by, let pass, blink, wink at, connive at, gloss over, take no note of, take no thought of, take no account of, take no notice of, pay no regard to, laisser aller, scamp, trifle, fribble, do by halves, cut, slight, play with, trifle with, slur, skim, skim the surface, effleurer, take a cursory view of, slur over, skip over, jump over, slip over, pretermit, miss, skip, jump, omit, give the go-by to, push aside, pigeonhole, shelve, sink, table, ignore, shut one's eyes to, refuse to hear, turn a deaf ear to, leave out of one's calculation, not attend to, not mind, not trouble oneself about, not trouble one's head about, not trouble oneself with, forget, be caught napping, leave a loose thread, let the grass grow under one's feet, render neglectful, put off one's guard, throw off one's guard, distract, divert.


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