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table

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of table

  1. 1 a leg-mounted piece of furniture with a broad flat top designed for the serving of food <we sat at the kitchen table, playing cards for hours on end> Synonyms board Related Words coffee table, refectory table, tea table; bar, counter; buffet, sideboard, side table; bed table, card table

  2. 2 food eaten or prepared for eating at one time <always offers a well-prepared table for his guests> Synonyms chow, feed, menu, mess, refection, repast, mealRelated Words board; breakfast, buffet, collation, dinner, lunch, luncheon, refreshments, smorgasbord, snack, supper, tea; bite, gulp, morsel, serving, taste; banquet, feast, regale, spread; bake, barbecue (also barbeque), clambake, cookout, fry, fry-up [British], luau, picnic, potluck, roast

  3. 3 a broad flat area of elevated land <the area between the two canyons forms one broad table> Synonyms altiplano, mesa, plateau, tablelandRelated Words butte, dome, height, highland, upland; karoo (or karroo), puna

  4. 4 a record of a series of items (as names or titles) usually arranged according to some system <the periodic table of chemical elements> Synonyms canon, catalog (or catalogue), checklist, listing, menu, register, registry, roll, roll call, roster, schedule, {h,1}listRelated Words agenda, bibliography, catalogue raisonné, compendium, compilation, directory, docket, enumeration, glossary, index, inventory, manifest, payroll; calendar, chronology, timetable

  5. 5 substances intended to be eaten <the table that the innkeeper set out each morning made for a bountiful breakfast indeed> Synonyms bread, chow, chuck [chiefly West], comestibles, eatables, eats, edibles, fare, foodstuffs, grub, meat, provender, provisions, food, tucker [chiefly Australian], viands, victuals, vittlesRelated Words commissary, rations, supplies; aliment, nutriment; diet, nourishment, nurture, sustenance; mess, pap; ensilage, feed, fodder, forage, silage, slop, swill; feast, meal, refreshments, regale, repast, spread; board; dish, plate, platter, serving; finger food, natural foodNear Antonyms bane, poison, toxin, venom




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