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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 of array group, assemblage, band, bank, batch, battery, block, bunch, clot, clump, cluster, clutch, collection, constellation, grouping, huddle, knot, lot, muster, package, parcel, passel, set, suiteWords Related to array accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, conglomeration; agglomeration, assortment, hodgepodge, jumble, miscellany, mixture, odds and ends, sundries, variety; cycle, run, series, suitNear Antonyms of array 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 of array group, band, batch, battery, body, boodle, bunch, cluster, clutch, consort, constellation, crop, grouping, huddle, knot, lot, parcel, party, passelWords Related to array 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 of array individual, single

  3. 3 dressy clothing dressed in festive array for the city's annual New Year's Eve celebration Synonyms of array finery, best, bravery, caparison, feather, frippery, full dress, gaiety (also gayety), glad rags, regaliaWords Related to array apparel, attire, costume, duds, habiliment(s), rags, raiment, rig, rigging, threads, toggery, togs, vestiary, vesture, wearNear Antonyms of array 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 of array arrangement, order, disposal, disposition, distribution, ordering, sequence, setupWords Related to array continuity; precedence, priority; chain, procession, progression, succession; series; aligning (also alining), alignment (also alinement), lining up; design, layout, pattern, structure, systemNear Antonyms of array 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 of array army, battalion, host, legionWords Related to array 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 of array 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), trimWords Related to array 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 of array simplify, streamline; bare, denude, dismantle, display, divest, expose, reveal, strip, uncover; uglifyAntonyms of array 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 of array 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, vestureWords Related to array 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 of array denude, divest, uncover, undrape, unveilAntonyms of array 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 of array arrange, order, classify, codify, dispose, draw up, lay out, marshal (also marshall), organize, range, systematizeWords Related to array 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 of array derange, disarrange, disarray, disorder, mess (up), muss (up), rumple, upset



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