[ tab-yuh-ler ]
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  1. of, relating to, or arranged in a table or systematic arrangement by columns, rows, etc., as statistics.

  2. ascertained from or computed by the use of tables.

  1. having the form of a table, tablet, or tablature.

  2. flat and expansive, as tableland or a plateau.

Origin of tabular

First recorded in 1650–60, tabular is from the Latin word tabulāris pertaining to a board or tablet. See table, -ar1

Other words from tabular

  • tab·u·lar·ly, adverb
  • non·tab·u·lar, adjective
  • non·tab·u·lar·ly, adverb

Words Nearby tabular Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use tabular in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for tabular


/ (ˈtæbjʊlə) /

  1. arranged in systematic or table form

  2. calculated from or by means of a table

  1. like a table in form; flat

Origin of tabular

C17: from Latin tabulāris concerning boards, from tabula a board

Derived forms of tabular

  • tabularly, adverb

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