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array

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of array

  1. 1 a number of things considered as a unit <an array of baseball gloves in the corner of his room> Synonyms group, assemblage, band, bank, batch, battery, block, bunch, clot, clump, cluster, clutch, collection, constellation, grouping, huddle, knot, lot, muster, package, parcel, passel, set, suiteRelated Words accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, conglomeration; agglomeration, assortment, hodgepodge, jumble, miscellany, mixture, odds and ends, sundries, variety; cycle, run, series, suitNear Antonyms entity, item, single, unit

  2. 2 a usually small number of persons considered as a unit <a motley array of travelers waiting for the bus> Synonyms group, band, batch, battery, body, boodle, bunch, cluster, clutch, consort, constellation, crop, grouping, huddle, knot, lot, parcel, party, passelRelated Words assembly, collective, congregation, gathering, muster, organization; circle, clan, clique, coterie, fellowship, gang, ring, round, set; faction, guild (also gild), order, school, sect; brigade, crew, outfit, phalanx, platoon, posse, task force, team; alliance, bloc, coalition, confederacy, confederation, federation, league, union; battalion, squadron; bevy, brood, coveyNear Antonyms individual, single

  3. 3 dressy clothing <dressed in festive array for the city's annual New Year's Eve celebration> Synonyms finery, best, bravery, caparison, feather, frippery, full dress, gaiety (also gayety), glad rags, regaliaRelated Words apparel, attire, costume, duds, habiliment(s), rags, raiment, rig, rigging, threads, toggery, togs, vestiary, vesture, wearNear Antonyms tatters; disarray, dishabille

  4. 4 the way objects in space or events in time are arranged or follow one another <a marching band's carefully choreographed array> Synonyms arrangement, order, disposal, disposition, distribution, ordering, sequence, setupRelated Words continuity; precedence, priority; chain, procession, progression, succession; series; aligning (also alining), alignment (also alinement), lining up; design, layout, pattern, structure, systemNear Antonyms confusion, disorder, disorganization, disruption, upset; disconnection, disjointedness

  5. 5 a large body of men and women organized for land warfare <feudal lords depended upon their array for defense> Synonyms army, battalion, host, legionRelated Words militia, national guard, standing army; infantry, ranks, regulars, soldiers, troopers, troops




array

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of array

  1. 1 to make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming <a door arrayed for the holidays with a beautiful evergreen wreath> Synonyms adorn, decorate, beautify, bedeck, bedizen, blazon, caparison, deck, do, doll up, do up, drape, dress, embellish, emblaze, emboss, enrich, fancify, fancy up, festoon, garnish, glitz (up), grace, gussy up, ornament, pretty (up), trimRelated Words accessorize, dress up, trap, trick (out); brighten, freshen, smarten, spruce (up); boss, chase; braid, embroider, feather, figure, filigree, fillet, flounce, frill, fringe, furbelow, garland, hang, lace, ribbon, swag, wreathe; appliqué, gild, paint; diamond, gem, impearl, jewel, pearl; redecorate, redoNear Antonyms simplify, streamline; bare, denude, dismantle, display, divest, expose, reveal, strip, uncover; uglifyAntonyms blemish, deface, disfigure, mar, scar, spoil

  2. 2 to outfit with clothes and especially fine or special clothes <arrayed in a wedding dress that has been handed down in the family for generations> Synonyms apparel, clothe, attire, bedeck, caparison, costume, deck (out), do up, dress, dress up, enrobe, garb, garment, get up, gown, habit, invest, rig (out), robe, suit, tog (up or out), toilet, vestureRelated Words cloak, frock, jacket, mantle, vest; drape, enswathe, hap [dialect], huddle, swaddle, swathe, wrap; accoutre (or accouter), bedight [archaic], equip, furnish, habilitate, outfit, tailor, uniform; dress down, underdressNear Antonyms denude, divest, uncover, undrape, unveilAntonyms disarray, disrobe, strip, unclothe, undress, untruss [archaic]

  3. 3 to put into a particular arrangement <arrayed his baseball cards in order of their rarity and consequent monetary value> Synonyms arrange, order, classify, codify, dispose, draw up, lay out, marshal (also marshall), organize, range, systematizeRelated Words groom, make up, spruce (up), straighten (up), tidy (up); unscramble; align (also aline), cue, line, line up, queue; alphabetize, file, hierarchize, prioritize, sequence; emplace, place, set; display, map (out), set outAntonyms derange, disarrange, disarray, disorder, mess (up), muss (up), rumple, upset




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