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array

noun

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1 a number of things considered as a unit
  • an array of baseball gloves in the corner of his room

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2 a usually small number of persons considered as a unit
  • a motley array of travelers waiting for the bus

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3 dressy clothing
  • dressed in festive array for the city's annual New Year's Eve celebration

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4 the way objects in space or events in time are arranged or follow one another
  • a marching band's carefully choreographed array

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5 a large body of men and women organized for land warfare
  • feudal lords depended upon their array for defense

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array

verb

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1 to make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming
  • a door arrayed for the holidays with a beautiful evergreen wreath

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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

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3 to put into a particular arrangement
  • arrayed his baseball cards in order of their rarity and consequent monetary value

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The first known use of array was in the 13th century

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“Array.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/array. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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