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Usage statistics for the noun table:

spoken English42.62%written English57.38% conversational speech53.09%task-oriented speech46.91% imaginative writing69.48%informational writing30.52%
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Table is sometimes a misspelling of tables.

The word table is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun table

What does table mean as a name of something?

Table is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.View more statistics!

noun - plural: tables

  1. a set of data arranged in rows and columns
    • example: see table 1
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • synonym of table: tabular array
    • more generic word: array = an orderly arrangement
    • more specific terms:
    • members:
      • row = a linear array of numbers, letters, or symbols side by side
      • column = a vertical array of numbers or other information
  2. a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs
  3. a piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it
  4. flat tableland with steep edges
  5. a company of people assembled at a table for a meal or game
    • example: he entertained the whole table with his witty remarks
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic words: assemblage / gathering = a group of persons together in one place
  6. food or meals in general
    • example: she sets a fine table
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • synonym of table: board
    • more generic word: fare = the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
    • more specific term: training table = planned meals for athletes in training

Alternative definition of the noun table


  1. An item of furniture with a flat top surface raised above the ground, usually on one or more legs.
  2. A flat tray which can be used as a table.
  3. A matrix or grid of data arranged in rows and columns.
  4. A collection of arithmetic calculations arranged in a table, such as multiplications in a multiplication table.
  5. [computing] A lookup table, most often a set of vectors.
  6. [musical instruments] The top of a stringed instrument, particularly a member of the violin family: the side of the instrument against which the strings vibrate.
  7. [backgammon] One half of a backgammon board, which is divided into the inner and outer table.
  8. [sports] a classification of teams or individuals based on their success over a predetermined period.
  9. [poker] The lineup of players at a given table.

Specialised definition of the noun table

Glossary of sports / table tennis

the table must be 9 feet long and 5 feet wide, with the surface 30 inches above the floor

Definition of the verb table

What does table mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: tabled | tabling | tables

  1. hold back to a later time
  2. arrange or enter in tabular form


Who is Table?

Table a.k.a. E-40: Earl Stevens better known by his stage name E-40, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and investor from Vallejo, California. He is a founding member of the rap group The Click, and the founder of Sick Wid It Records. He has released twenty studio albums to date, appeared on numerous movie soundtracks, and has also done guest appearances on a host of other rap albums. Initially an underground artist, his 1995 solo album In a Major Way opened him up to a wider audience. Beginning in 1998, he began collaborating with more mainstream rappers outside of the Bay Area. He rose to even higher mainstream popularity in 2006 with his single "Tell Me When to Go" which was produced by Lil Jon.

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  1. Table is a musical group.
  2. Table is a musical group.
    • album: "Table vs. Ludovico Einaudi"
  3. table is a musical group.
    • album: "Self Titled"

There are other groups with in their name, like Black Table, Round Table, round-table, The Art Table, unicorn table, Eat Unda Table, Treize à Table, Round Table Knights, Sons of Table Mountain, Big D and the Kids Table, ROUND TABLE featuring Nino and Knights of the Occasional Table.


"Table" is a play by Tanya Ronder.


  1. "Table" is a mosaic and marble tabletop created by Gobelins in the late 17th century.
    • artist: Gobelin
    • genre: Decorative arts
    • subjects: National emblem of France, Louis XIV of France
  2. "Table" is an artwork by Herter Brothers.
  3. "Table" is an artwork by Allen Jones.
  4. "Table" is an artwork by Roman Signer.
  5. "Table" is an artwork by Syd Barrett.
  6. "Table" is an artwork by Dimitris Mytaras.


  1. "table" is a musical album of Half-Life.
    • released on
  2. "Table" is a musical album of Table.


  1. Table: A table is a means of arranging data in rows and columns. The use of tables is pervasive throughout all communication, research and data analysis. Tables appear in print media, handwritten notes, computer software, architectural ornamentation, traffic signs and many other places. The precise conventions and terminology for describing tables varies depending on the context. Further, tables differ significantly in variety, structure, flexibility, notation, representation and use. In books and technical articles, tables are typically presented apart from the main text in numbered and captioned floating blocks.
  2. Table: In parliamentary procedure, a motion to table may have different and contradictory meanings: In the United States, the motion to lay on the table or the motion to postpone consideration is a proposal to suspend consideration of a pending motion..
  3. Table: A table is a hill, flank of a mountain, or mountain, that has a flat top.
  4. TABLE is a restaurant.
    • also known as La Table
  5. Table is a 2013 theater production of the play by Tanya Ronder.
  6. Table: A table that provides an enumeration of the concept.
  7. Table is a print ad.

Phrases with Table

Phrases starting with the word Table:

  1. table mat
  2. table saw
  3. table-hop
  4. table game
  5. table lamp
  6. table salt
  7. table talk
  8. table wine

Phrases ending with the word Table:

  1. End Table
  2. pin table
  3. tea table
  4. tip table
  5. Bird Table
  6. card table
  7. Data Table
  8. Hash table
  9. high table
  10. pier table
  11. pool table
  12. Tide table

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Table

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Google previewSQL:1999 (2002)

Understanding Relational Language Components by Jim Melton, Alan R. Simon

A table is a multiset of rows.

Google previewJoe Celko's SQL for Smarties (2010)

Advanced SQL Programming by Joe Celko

Conceptually, a table is a set of zero or more rows, and a row is a set of one or more columns. Each column has a specific data type and constraints that make up an implementation of an abstract domain for the values of the attribute modeled ...

Google previewSoil survey (1981)

by United States. Bureau of Soils, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, United States. Soil Conservation Service, United States. Natural Resources Conservation Service

A seasonal high water table is the main limitation. A well planned and constructed drainage system helps lower the seasonal high water table. The addition of plant nutrients, crop residue management, bedding, and the use of cover crops are ...

Google previewThe Builder's Dictionary: Or, Gentleman and Architect's Companion (1734)

Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art in All the Several Parts of Architecture, But Also Containing the Theory and Practice ...

Raked Table, is that which is hollow'd in the Die of a Pedestal, or elsewhere, as is u- itially encompase'd with a Moulding. Razea Table is an Imbosi- ment in a Frontispiece for the putting an Inscription or other Ornament in Sculpture. This is ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

TABLE II.-Continued. Order. Linnaean Name. Common Name. Where eaten. Character as Food. s|Camelus glama . Glama . . . East . Like mutton. vicugma . Viccunna . . . . Excellent guanaco . Guanaco . ! - - arcuanus . . Chilihucque . S. America ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Medical Decision Making (2009)

by Michael W. Kattan

table is used to describe the specific contingency table that compares two dichotomous categorical variables and thus has ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Epidemiology (2014)

by Miquel Porta

TWOBYTWO TABLE See TWOWAY TABLE. TWOSIDED TEST A statistical significance test based on the assumption that deviation from the TEST HYPOTHESIS in either direction is of interest. Sometimes called a “twotailed test,” although that ...

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Usage statistics about table

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the noun table:

spoken English42.62%written English57.38% conversational speech53.09%task-oriented speech46.91% imaginative writing69.48%informational writing30.52%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun table:


Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb table:


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Quotes about Table

The Bar Room has a corner table placed strategically at a point diagonally across from the entrance. the table of tables in the setting of settings in the building of buildings. In the religion of lunch, this is the holy of holies. (Raymond Sokolov)
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Scrabble value of T1A1B3L1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of TABLE

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