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table

[ tey-buhl ]
/ ˈteɪ bəl /
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noun
verb (used with object), ta·bled, ta·bling.
adjective
of, relating to, or for use on a table: a table lamp.
suitable for serving at a table or for eating or drinking: table grapes.
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Idioms about table

Origin of table

before 900; (noun) Middle English; Old English tabule, variant of tabula<Latin: plank, tablet; (v.) late Middle English: to record on a table, entertain at table, derivative of the noun

OTHER WORDS FROM table

ta·ble·less, adjectiveun·ta·bled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for table

table
/ (ˈteɪbəl) /

noun
verb (tr)

Derived forms of table

tableful, nountableless, adjective

Word Origin for table

C12: via Old French from Latin tabula a writing tablet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for table

table
[ tābəl ]

n.
An article of furniture supported by one or more vertical legs and having a flat horizontal surface.
An orderly arrangement of data, especially one in which the data are arranged in columns and rows in an essentially rectangular form.
An abbreviated list, as of contents; a synopsis.
The inner or outer flat layer of bones of the skull separated by the diploe.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Other Idioms and Phrases with table

table

see clear out (the table); lay one's cards on the table; on the table; set the table; turn the tables; under the table; wait at table.

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
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