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I know people that could serve me canned tuna and saltine crackers and have me feel more at home at their table than some people who can cook circles around me. The more you try to impress people, generally the less you do.
Alton Brown

Meaning of "table" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TABLE

Via Old French from Latin tabula a writing tablet.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TABLE

table  [ˈteɪbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TABLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Table is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb table in English.

WHAT DOES TABLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Definition of table in the English dictionary

The first definition of table in the dictionary is a flat horizontal slab or board, usually supported by one or more legs, on which objects may be placed related adjective mensal. Other definition of table is such a slab or board on which food is served. Table is also food as served in a particular household or restaurant.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO TABLE

PRESENT

Present
I table
you table
he/she/it tables
we table
you table
they table
Present continuous
I am tabling
you are tabling
he/she/it is tabling
we are tabling
you are tabling
they are tabling
Present perfect
I have tabled
you have tabled
he/she/it has tabled
we have tabled
you have tabled
they have tabled
Present perfect continuous
I have been tabling
you have been tabling
he/she/it has been tabling
we have been tabling
you have been tabling
they have been tabling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I tabled
you tabled
he/she/it tabled
we tabled
you tabled
they tabled
Past continuous
I was tabling
you were tabling
he/she/it was tabling
we were tabling
you were tabling
they were tabling
Past perfect
I had tabled
you had tabled
he/she/it had tabled
we had tabled
you had tabled
they had tabled
Past perfect continuous
I had been tabling
you had been tabling
he/she/it had been tabling
we had been tabling
you had been tabling
they had been tabling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will table
you will table
he/she/it will table
we will table
you will table
they will table
Future continuous
I will be tabling
you will be tabling
he/she/it will be tabling
we will be tabling
you will be tabling
they will be tabling
Future perfect
I will have tabled
you will have tabled
he/she/it will have tabled
we will have tabled
you will have tabled
they will have tabled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been tabling
you will have been tabling
he/she/it will have been tabling
we will have been tabling
you will have been tabling
they will have been tabling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would table
you would table
he/she/it would table
we would table
you would table
they would table
Conditional continuous
I would be tabling
you would be tabling
he/she/it would be tabling
we would be tabling
you would be tabling
they would be tabling
Conditional perfect
I would have table
you would have table
he/she/it would have table
we would have table
you would have table
they would have table
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been tabling
you would have been tabling
he/she/it would have been tabling
we would have been tabling
you would have been tabling
they would have been tabling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you table
we let´s table
you table
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to table
Past participle
tabled
Present Participle
tabling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TABLE


Abel
ˈeɪbəl
able
ˈeɪbəl
bistable
baɪˈsteɪbəl
cable
ˈkeɪbəl
disable
dɪsˈeɪbəl
enable
ɪnˈeɪbəl
instable
ɪnˈsteɪbəl
label
ˈleɪbəl
metastable
ˌmɛtəˈsteɪbəl
monostable
ˌmɒnəʊˈsteɪbəl
retable
rɪˈteɪbəl
round-table
ˌraʊndˈteɪbəl
sidetable
ˈsaɪdteɪbəl
stable
ˈsteɪbəl
thermostable
ˌθɜːməʊˈsteɪbəl
timetable
ˈtaɪmˌteɪbəl
turntable
ˈtɜːnˌteɪbəl
unable
ʌnˈeɪbəl
under-the-table
ˈʌndəðəˈteɪbəl
unstable
ʌnˈsteɪbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TABLE

tablature
Table Bay
table dancer
table dancing
table football
table lamp
table leg
table licence
table linen
table manners
table money
Table Mountain
table napkin
table runner
table salt
table setting
table talk
table tennis
table top
table wine

WORDS THAT END LIKE TABLE

acceptable
adjustable
adorable
affordable
applicable
available
capable
comfortable
durable
expandable
on the table
portable
printable
reasonable
reliable
saleable
suitable
unavailable
valuable
variable

Synonyms and antonyms of table in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TABLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «table» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of table

Translation of «table» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TABLE

Find out the translation of table to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of table from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «table» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

桌子
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mesa
570 millions of speakers

English

table
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तालिका
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مِنْضَدَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

стол
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mesa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

টেবিল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

table
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jadual
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Tisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

テーブル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

테이블
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tabel
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bàn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மேசை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सारणी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tablo
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tavolo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

stół
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стіл
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

masă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τραπέζι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tafel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bord
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bord
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of table

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TABLE»

The term «table» is very widely used and occupies the 1.108 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TABLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «table» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «table» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about table

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10 QUOTES WITH «TABLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word table.
1
Andrea Bocelli
It's important for me who is at the table with me; the moment when everyone speaks to each other and everyone listens. If there's good food, it's much better.
2
Alton Brown
I know people that could serve me canned tuna and saltine crackers and have me feel more at home at their table than some people who can cook circles around me. The more you try to impress people, generally the less you do.
3
Tina Brown
An enormous number of mothers in the U.S. are working double time, graveyard shifts, and more than one job just to put food on the table for their kids.
4
Larry Bucshon
Here in Indiana and in many states throughout the union, we rely on coal to power our homes and provide good-paying middle class jobs - like the one my family relied on when I was a kid. The coal mine helped put food on our table and helped me pursue an education and realize the American Dream.
5
Christian Camargo
Actors are the most generous people when it comes to sharing their technique. But if you grew up in a household of carpenters, and you're making a table, everyone would have a different way of doing it.
6
Cynthia Carroll
Where I'd like to see more women is at the executive table.
7
Benjamin Carson
One of the reasons surgeons have so much trouble separating Siamese twins is that nobody gets to do many of them. On the table, the anatomy is so different from normal, that you're constantly trying to figure out, 'Can I cut this? Does this wire lead to what?' It's like trying to defuse a bomb.
8
Dixie Carter
Learning can take place in the backyard if there is a human being there who cares about the child. Before learning computers, children should learn to read first. They should sit around the dinner table and hear what their parents have to say and think.
9
Craig Claiborne
He was an innovator, an experimenter, a missionary in bringing the gospel of good cooking to the home table.
10
Geoff Davis
Great Britain revolutionized parts of their regulatory process by actually bringing the people who were going to be regulated to the table and suddenly found that they could solve the problems at a lot lower cost by, again, going back to the thing that tends to be most uninteresting, particularly in cable news, and looking at the actual process.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TABLE»

Discover the use of table in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to table and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Stoner Coffee Table Book
But what if there was a book designed to fascinate stoners everywhere? This highly entertaining collection of images is the ultimate centerpiece and conversation starter for pot enthusiasts and their friends.
‎2011
2
The Table Book: 35 Classic to Contemporary Projects
Here are some of the table styles you can choose to build: Shaker candle stand Greene & Greene table Stickley poppy table Porringer side table Prairie-style coffee table Maloof table Creole table Queen Anne side table Modern occasional ...
Editors of Popular Woodworking, 2010
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The Art of the Table: A Complete Guide to Table Setting, ...
A comprehensive guide to the dinner table covers manners, settings, tableware, history, and lore.
Suzanne Von Drachenfels, 2000
4
Table Tennis: Steps to Success
This work combines the knowledge and experience of master instructor Richard McAfee with essential table tennis techniques and strategies for today's player.
Richard McAfee, 2009
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Table Tennis
This book is meant to encourage individuality in technique and game. All in all this is a “different” table tennis teaching book for players and coaches who are keen to progress further.
Bernd-Ulrich Gross, Werner Schlager, 2011
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Bill Hylton's Ultimate Guide to the Router Table
In either case, this book gives the woodworker all the information they need to use their router table. Basic router-table knowledge is covered in the first chapter: safety issues, setup fundamentals, feed direction and workpiece control.
Bill Hylton, 2007
7
Sir Cumference and the First Round Table
King Arthur was a good ruler, but in this math adventure he needs a good ruler. Geometry is explained with humor in SIR CUMFERENCE AND THE FIRST ROUND TABLE, making it fun and accessible for beginners.
Cindy Neuschwander, 1997
8
Decorator Table Skirts & Toppers Pocket Guide
Add a breath of fresh air to any room with an inexpensive decorator table dressed up in a skirt and topper you make yourself. Our handy laminated pocket guide shows you how, with plenty of color photos, diagrams, styles, and creative tips.
Fastmark, Leisure Arts, 2000
9
The Coffee Table Coffee Table Book
Charting the history and fashions of the coffee table, this compendium is essential for interior designers and those interested in interior decoration and style. 150 illustrations, many in color.
Alexander Payne, James Zemaitis, 2003
10
Revolution at the Table: The Transformation of the American Diet
This book, first published by OUP, is a classic of culinary history; with his discussion of the revolution that took place in American attitudes toward food between 1880 and 1930, Levenstein laid the the foundation for the social history of ...
Harvey A. Levenstein, 1988

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term table is used in the context of the following news items.
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Final table is set for the WSOP Main Event
A group of players celebrate after making the final table in day 7 of the World Series of Poker Main Event at the Rio hotel-casino in Las Vegas on Wednesday, ... «Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jul 15»
2
A former Trader Joe's executive is leading a revolution in cheap …
The former president of Trader Joe's has opened a new kind of grocery store with insanely low prices. The nonprofit store, called Daily Table, keeps costs low by ... «Business Insider, Jun 15»
3
Reservation charge finds a seat at the table
But platforms such as ticketing and a bevy of new apps — think table auctions and a digital concierge — could mean more seats for eager diners and fewer ... «The Denver Post, May 15»
4
David Gelb Returns to Food With 'Chef's Table' on Netflix
"He pioneered the farm-to-table movement and definitely cooks from an emotional place. His mother died at a very young age and he started cooking, and he ... «New York Times, May 15»
5
Kanye West Compares His Ego to a Big Marble Table
“I have this table in my new house," he told T: The New York Times Style Magazine. "They put this table in without asking. It was some weird nouveau riche ... «ABC News, Apr 15»
6
McDonald's begins table service in bid for 'modern' reinvention
McDonald's Corp. is introducing table service in Germany as it reinvents itself as a “modern, progressive burger company” under new chief executive Steve ... «New York Post, Mar 15»
7
Guy Ritchie's 'Knights of the Round Table' Unveils First Set Photo …
Warner Bros. has lofty ambitions for Knights of the Round Table, with six films planned in all. But every gazillion-dollar franchise begins with a single shot. «/FILM, Mar 15»
8
South Africa: Firefighters struggle to control wildfire around Cape …
She said helicopters are also water bombing the area around Table Mountain National Park. ADVERTISEMENT. Moodie said no one has been killed and no ... «Fox News, Mar 15»
9
NJ boy killed in folding table collapse
NEW MILFORD, N.J. - A folding table attached to a wall collapsed at a school during a recreational soccer practice, killing a 7-year-old boy preparing for his ... «CBS News, Jan 15»
10
Tips on Setting the Thanksgiving Table
And they will see, instantly, the table. The combination — if you're in a good mood, and you've taken time with the table, and the turkey is cooking — sends a ... «New York Times, Nov 14»

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