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{adj: Arthurian} of or relating to King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table

{adj: a la carte} (of a restaurant meal) having unlimited choices with a separate price for each item
<-> table d'hote

{adj: ablaze, afire, aflame, aflare, alight, blazing, burning, flaming, on fire} lighted up by or as by fire or flame
"forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning"
"even the car's tires were aflame"
"a night aflare with fireworks"
"candles alight on the tables"
"blazing logs in the fireplace"
"a burning cigarette"
"a flaming crackling fire"
"houses on fire"

{adj: abstemious} sparing in consumption of especially food and drink
"the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious"- John Galsworthy
<-> gluttonous

{adj: accidental, inadvertent} without intention (especially resulting from heedless action)
"with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table"
"accidental poisoning"
"an accidental shooting"

{adj: attached} fastened together
"a picnic table with attached benches"

{adj: billiard} of or relating to billiards
"a billiard ball"
"a billiard cue"
"a billiard table"

{adj: cleared} rid of objects or obstructions such as e.g. trees and brush
"cleared land"
"cleared streets free of fallen trees and debris"
"a cleared passage through the underbrush"
"played poker on the cleared dining room table"
<-> uncleared

{adj: continuing} remaining in force or being carried on without letup
"the act provided a continuing annual appropriation"
"the continuing struggle to put food on the table"

{adj: damask} having a woven pattern
"damask table linens"

{adj: flimsy, fragile} lacking solidity or strength and liable to break
"a flimsy table"
"flimsy construction"
"a fragile link with the past"

{adj: good} having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
"good news from the hospital"
"a good report card"
"when she was good she was very very good"
"a good knife is one good for cutting"
"this stump will make a good picnic table"
"a good check"
"a good joke"
"a good exterior paint"
"a good secretary"
"a good dress for the office"
<-> bad

{adj: hoggish, piggish, piggy, porcine, swinish} resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy
"piggish table manners"
"the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father"
"swinish slavering over food"

{adj: laden, loaded, ladened} filled with a great quantity
"a tray loaded with dishes"
"table laden with food"
"`ladened' is not current usage"

{adj: laid, set} set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"
"stones laid in a pattern"

{adj: level} being on a precise horizontal plane
"a billiard table must be level"

{adj: mensal} the dining table

{adj: mod, modern, modernistic} relating to a recently developed fashion or style
"their offices are in a modern skyscraper"
"tables in modernistic designs";

{adj: negotiable, on the table} able to be negotiated or arranged by compromise
"negotiable demands"
"the proposal is still on the table"

{adj: oaken} consisting of or made of wood of the oak tree
"a solid oak table"
"the old oaken bucket"

{adj: oiled} treated with oil
"oiled country roads"
"an oiled walnut table"
<-> unoiled

{adj: open, opened} not sealed or having been unsealed
"the letter was already open"
"the opened package lay on the table"

{adj: petticoated} wearing or furnished with a petticoat
"petticoated ladies"
"a petticoated table"

{adj: placed} put in position in relation to other things
"end tables placed conveniently"

{adj: rickety, shaky, wobbly, wonky} inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
"a rickety table"
"a wobbly chair with shaky legs"
"the ladder felt a little wobbly"
"the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky"

{adj: rigid, stiff} incapable of or resistant to bending
"a rigid strip of metal"
"a table made of rigid plastic"
"a palace guardsman stiff as a poker"
"stiff hair"
"a stiff neck"

{adj: shelflike} resembling a shelf (or considered to resemble a shelf)
"shelflike table"

{adj: spread} prepared or arranged for a meal; especially having food set out
"a table spread with food"

{adj: sub-rosa, under-the-table, behind-the-scenes} designed and carried out secretly or confidentially
"a sub-rosa report"
"has their under-the-table backing"

{adj: subartesian} (of water) rising naturally in a well to a height appreciably above that of the surrounding water table but not flowing out of the well
<-> artesian

{adj: table d'hote, prix fixe} (of a restaurant meal) complete but with limited choices and at a fixed price
<-> a la carte

{adj: tabular} arranged or displayed systematically in table form

{adj: tabular} flat; like a table in form

{adj: translatable} capable of being put into another form or style or language
"substances readily translatable to the American home table"
"his books are eminently translatable"
<-> untranslatable

{adj: unlighted, unlit} not set afire or burning
"the table was bare, the candles unlighted"
"held an unlit cigarette"
<-> lighted

{adj: unoiled} in need of oil treatment
"dusty unoiled roads"
"a dull unoiled table"
<-> oiled

{adj: utilitarian, useful} having a useful function
"utilitarian steel tables"

{adv: appealingly} in an appealing manner
"the table was set appealingly"
<-> unappealingly

{adv: disappointedly} in disappointment; in a disappointed manner
"she left the gambling table disappointedly"

{adv: face-to-face, opposite} directly facing each other
"the two photographs lay face-to-face on the table"
"lived all their lives in houses face-to-face across the street"
"they sat opposite at the table"

{adv: flush} in the same plane
"set it flush with the top of the table"

{adv: sensually, sultrily} in a sultry and sensual manner
"the belly dancer mover sensually among the tables"

{adv: thereby} by that means or because of that
"He knocked over the red wine, thereby ruining the table cloth"

{adv: uncouthly} in an uncouth manner
"uncouthly, he told stories that made everybody at the table wince"

{adv: unhygienically} in an unhygienic manner
"the meat is unhygienically processed on wooden tables"
<-> hygienically

{adv: vis-a-vis} face-to-face; face-to-face with
"they sat vis-a-vis at the table"
"I found myself vis-a-vis a burly policeman"

{n: Arthur, King Arthur} a legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure); said to have led the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot

{n: Burgundy, Burgundy wine} red table wine from the Burgundy region of France (or any similar wine made elsewhere)

{n: Catawba} slipskin grape; a reddish American table grape

{n: Chablis, white Burgundy} dry white table wine of Chablis, France or a wine resembling it

{n: Chardonnay, Pinot Chardonnay} dry white table wine resembling Chablis but made from Chardonnay grapes

{n: Chianti} dry red Italian table wine from the Chianti region of Tuscany

{n: Concord grape} slipskin grape; a purple table grape of the northeastern United States

{n: Dumpy level} a surveyor's level having a short telescope fixed to a horizontally rotating table and a spirit level

{n: Galahad, Sir Galahad} (Arthurian legend) the most virtuous knight of the Round Table; was able to see the Holy Grail

{n: Gawain, Sir Gawain} (Arthurian legend) a nephew of Arthur and one of the knights of the Round Table

{n: Geraint, Sir Geraint} (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table

{n: Guinevere, Guenevere} (Arthurian legend) wife of King Arthur; in some versions of the legend she became Lancelot's lover and that led to the end of the Knights of the Round Table

{n: Japanese red pine, Japanese table pine, Pinus densiflora} pine native to Japan and Korea having a wide-spreading irregular crown when mature; grown as an ornamental

{n: Knight of the Round Table} in the Arthurian legend, a knight of King Arthur's court

{n: Lancelot, Sir Lancelot} (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table; friend of King Arthur until (according to some versions of the legend) he became the lover of Arthur's wife Guinevere

{n: Mendeleyev, Mendeleev, Dmitri Mendeleyev, Dmitri Mendeleev, Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev, Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev} Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)

{n: Parsons table} a sturdy rectangular table with block legs at the four corners; the top and the legs are the same width

{n: Pauli, Wolfgang Pauli} United States physicist (born in Austria) who proposed the exclusion principle (thus providing a theoretical basis for the periodic table) (1900-1958)

{n: Pinot blanc} dry white California table wine made from white Pinot grapes

{n: Pinot noir} dry red California table wine made from purple Pinot grapes

{n: Rioja} dry red table wine from the Rioja region of northern Spain

{n: Round Table, King Arthur's Round Table} (legend) the circular table for King Arthur and his knights

{n: Sauterne, Sauternes} semisweet golden-colored table or dessert wine from around Bordeaux in France; similar wine from California

{n: Siege Perilous} the legendary seat at King Arthur's Round Table reserved for the knight who would find the Holy Grail; it was fatal for anyone else to sit in it

{n: Thompson Seedless} seedless green table grape of California

{n: actuarial table, statistical table} a table of statistical data

{n: alidade, alidad} surveying instrument used with a plane table for drawing lines of sight on a distant object and for measuring angles

{n: alkali metal, alkaline metal} any of the monovalent metals of group I of the periodic table (lithium or sodium or potassium or rubidium or cesium or francium)
"the hydroxides of the alkali metals are strongly alkaline"

{n: alkaline earth, alkaline-earth metal} any of the bivalent metals of group II of the periodic table (calcium or strontium or barium or magnesium or beryllium)

{n: altar, communion table, Lord's table} the table in Christian churches where communion is given

{n: altarpiece, reredos} a painted or carved screen placed above and behind an altar or communion table

{n: atomic number} the order of an element in Mendeleyev's table of the elements; equal to the number of protons in the nucleus or electrons in the neutral state of an atom of an element

{n: bagatelle, bar billiards} a table game in which short cues are used to knock balls into holes that are guarded by wooden pegs; penalties are incurred if the pegs are knocked over

{n: baize} a bright green fabric napped to resemble felt; used to cover gaming tables

{n: balk, baulk} the area on a billiard table behind the balkline
"a player with ball in hand must play from the balk"

{n: balkline, baulk-line, string line} line across a billiard table behind which the cue balls are placed at the start of a game

{n: billiards} any of several games played on rectangular cloth-covered table (with cushioned edges) in which long tapering cue sticks are used to propel ivory (or composition) balls

{n: black mustard, Brassica nigra} widespread Eurasian annual plant cultivated for its pungent seeds; a principal source of table mustard

{n: blush wine, pink wine, rose, rose wine} pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began

{n: board, table} food or meals in general
"she sets a fine table"
"room and board"

{n: bookend} a support placed at the end of a row of books to keep them upright (on a shelf or table)

{n: booth} a table (in a restaurant or bar) surrounded by two high-backed benches

{n: breakfast area, breakfast nook} a place for light meals (usually near a kitchen)
"the breakfast nook had a built in table and seats"

{n: breakfast table} a table where breakfast is eaten

{n: busboy, waiter's assistant} a restaurant attendant who sets tables and assists waiters and clears away dirty dishes

{n: butler, pantryman} a manservant (usually the head servant of a household) who has charge of wines and the table

{n: butter dish} a small dish (often with a cover) for holding butter at the table

{n: butter} an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use

{n: card table} a small light table with folding legs; can be folded for storage

{n: card table} a table for playing cards (as in a casino)

{n: casino, cassino} a card game in which cards face up on the table are taken with eligible cards in the hand

{n: centerpiece, centrepiece} something placed at the center of something else (as on a table)

{n: chafing dish} a metal pan over a heater; used to cook or to keep things warm at the table

{n: cigarette burn} a burn mark left by a smoldering cigarette
"a cigarette burn on the edge of the table"

{n: club car, lounge car} railroad car having a bar and tables and lounge chairs

{n: coaster} a covering (plate or mat) that protects the surface of a table (i.e., from the condensation on a cold glass or bottle)

{n: coffee table, cocktail table} low table where magazines can be placed and coffee or cocktails are served

{n: coffee-table book} a elaborate oversize book suitable for displaying on a coffee table

{n: common front} a movement in which several individuals or groups with different interests join together
"the unions presented a common front at the bargaining table"

{n: conference table, council table, council board} the table that conferees sit around as they hold a meeting

{n: conjugal right} the right of married persons to the enjoyment of association and sympathy and confidence and domestic happiness and the comfort of living together and eating meals at the same table and profiting from joint property right and the intimacies of domestic relations

{n: console table, console} a small table fixed to a wall or designed to stand against a wall

{n: contents, table of contents} a list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start

{n: corner pocket} a pocket at the corner of a billiard table

{n: correlation table} a two-way tabulation of the relations between correlates; row headings are the scores on one variable and column headings are the scores on the second variables and a cell shows how many times the score on that row was associated with the score in that column

{n: counter} table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted

{n: croupier's rake} a small rake used by a croupier to move chips around on the table

{n: croupier} someone who collects and pays bets at a gaming table

{n: cruet, crewet} bottle that holds wine or oil or vinegar for the table

{n: damask} a table linen made from linen with a damask pattern

{n: deal} the act of distributing playing cards
"the deal was passed around the table clockwise"

{n: decision table} a table or matrix of all contingencies and the actions to be taken for each

{n: desk phone} a telephone set that sits on a desk or table

{n: deuce} a tie in tennis or table tennis that requires winning two successive points to win the game

{n: dining table, board} a table at which meals are served
"he helped her clear the dining table"
"a feast was spread upon the board"

{n: dinner table} the dining table where dinner is served and eaten

{n: dock, sorrel, sour grass} any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine

{n: drafting table, drawing table} a worktable with adjustable top

{n: dressing table, dresser, vanity, toilet table} low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup

{n: drop-leaf table} a table that has a drop-leaf to enlarge its surface

{n: drop-leaf} a hinged leaf on a table that can be raised and supported by a bracket

{n: emperor} red table grape of California

{n: epergne} a large table centerpiece with branching holders for fruit or sweets or flowers

{n: ephemeris} an annual publication containing astronomical tables that give the positions of the celestial bodies throughout the year
"today computers calculate the ephemerides"

{n: file allocation table} the part of a floppy disk or hard disk where information is stored about the location of each piece of information on the disk (and about the location of unusable areas of the disk)

{n: film} a thin coating or layer
"the table was covered with a film of dust"

{n: finger bowl} small bowl for rinsing the fingers at table

{n: fish knife} a small table knife with a spatula blade used for eating fish

{n: flame tokay} purplish-red table grape

{n: gambling, gaming, play} the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
"his gambling cost him a fortune"
"there was heavy play at the blackjack table"

{n: gaming table} a table used for gambling; may be equipped with a gameboard and slots for chips

{n: gateleg table} a drop-leaf table with the drop-leaves supported by hinged legs

{n: grocery list, shopping list} a list of heterogenous items that someone wants
"the union came to the table with a whole grocery list of demands"

{n: gueridon} a small round table

{n: high table} a dining table in a dining-hall raised on a platform; seats are reserved for distinguished persons

{n: high-level formatting} (computer science) the format for the root directory and the file allocation tables and other basic configurations

{n: houseroom} space for accommodation in a house
"I wouldn't give that table houseroom"

{n: joining, connection, connexion} the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)
"the joining of hands around the table"
"there was a connection via the internet"

{n: kitchen table} a table in the kitchen

{n: knock, belt, rap, whack, whang} the act of hitting vigorously
"he gave the table a whack"

{n: lapboard} writing board used on the lap as a table or desk

{n: leaf} hinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door)

{n: length} the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest horizontal dimension of something that is fixed in place
"the length of the table was 5 feet"

{n: lowboy} a low chest or table with drawers and supported on four legs

{n: mail, post} any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered
"your mail is on the table"
"is there any post for me?"
"she was opening her post"

{n: mesa, table} flat tableland with steep edges
"the tribe was relatively safe on the mesa but they had to descend into the valley for water"

{n: metalware} household articles made of metal (especially for use at table)

{n: mortality table} an actuarial table indicating life expectancy and probability of death as a function or age and sex and occupation etc

{n: mustard, table mustard} pungent powder or paste prepared from ground mustard seeds

{n: napkin, table napkin, serviette} a small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothing

{n: nim} game in which matchsticks are arranged in rows and players alternately remove one or more of them; in some versions the object is to take the last remaining matchstick on the table and in other versions the object is to avoid taking the last remaining matchstick on the table

{n: noble gas, inert gas, argonon} any of the chemically inert gaseous elements of the helium group in the periodic table

{n: oasis} a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)

{n: omission} something that has been omitted
"she searched the table for omissions"

{n: operating table} table on which the patient lies during a surgical operation

{n: parlormaid, parlourmaid} a maid in a private home whose duties are to care for the parlor and the table and to answer the door

{n: pedestal table} a table supported by a single central column

{n: periodic table} a tabular arrangement of the chemical elements according to atomic number as based on the periodic law

{n: pier table} a low table set below a pier glass

{n: pinball machine, pin table} game equipment on which pinball is played
"in England they call a pinball machine a pin table"

{n: ping-pong ball} light hollow ball used in playing table tennis

{n: place mat} a mat serving as table linen for an individual place setting

{n: place setting, setting} a table service for one person
"a place setting of sterling flatware"

{n: plane table} surveying instrument consisting of a drawing board and a ruler that are mounted on a tripod; used to sight and map topographical details

{n: platen} work table of a machine tool

{n: pocket} an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck

{n: pool table, billiard table, snooker table} game equipment consisting of a heavy table on which pool is played

{n: pool, pocket billiards} any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets

{n: poolroom} a room with pool tables where pool is played

{n: potassium iodide} a crystalline salt in organic synthesis and in making photographic emulsions and in iodized table salt

{n: reckoner, ready reckoner} a handbook of tables used to facilitate computation

{n: refectory table} a long narrow dining table supported by a stretcher between two trestles

{n: relational database} a database in which relations between information items are explicitly specified as accessible attributes
"in a relational database the data are organized as a number of differently sized tables"

{n: ribier} dark reddish-purple table grape of California

{n: round table, roundtable, round-table conference} a meeting of peers for discussion and exchange of views
"a roundtable on the future of computing"

{n: salt, table salt, common salt} white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food

{n: saltcellar} a small container for holding salt at the dining table

{n: saucer} a small shallow dish for holding a cup at the table

{n: scale, scale of measurement, graduated table, ordered series} an ordered reference standard
"judging on a scale of 1 to 10"

{n: search, lookup} an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property
"they wrote a program to do a table lookup"

{n: secretary, writing table, escritoire, secretaire} a desk used for writing

{n: service, table service} tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table

{n: side pocket} a pocket on the side of a billiard table

{n: slop basin, slop bowl} a bowl into which the dregs of teacups and coffee cups are emptied at table

{n: spirit rapper} someone who claims to receive messages from the dead in the form of raps on a table

{n: stand} a small table for holding articles of various kinds
"a bedside stand"

{n: steak knife} a sharp table knife used in eating steak

{n: sukiyaki} thin beef strips (or chicken or pork) cooked briefly at the table with onions and greens and soy sauce

{n: sweet orange, sweet orange tree, Citrus sinensis} probably native to southern China; widely cultivated as source of table and juice oranges

{n: table d'hote} a menu offering a complete meal with limited choices at a fixed price

{n: table game} a game that is played on a table

{n: table knife} a knife used for eating at dining table

{n: table lamp} a lamp that sits on a table

{n: table linen, napery} linens for the dining table

{n: table mat, hot pad} a pad for use under a hot dish to protect a table

{n: table rapping, table tapping, spirit rapping} alleged form of communication with spirits of the dead

{n: table saw} a circular saw mounted under a table or bench so that the blade of the saw projects up through a slot

{n: table talk} conversation during a meal

{n: table tennis, Ping-Pong} a game (trademark Ping-Pong) resembling tennis but played on a table with paddles and a light hollow ball

{n: table tipping, table tilting, table turning, table lifting} manipulation of a table during a seance; attributed to spirits

{n: table wine} wine containing not more than 14 percent alcohol usually served with a meal

{n: table, tabular array} a set of data arranged in rows and columns
"see table 1"

{n: table-mountain pine, prickly pine, hickory pine, Pinus pungens} a small two-needled upland pine of the eastern United States (Appalachians) having dark brown flaking bark and thorn-tipped cone scales

{n: table-tennis racquet, table-tennis bat, pingpong paddle} paddle used to play table tennis

{n: table-tennis table, ping-pong table, pingpong table} a table used for playing table tennis

{n: tablecloth} a covering spread over a dining table

{n: tablefork} a fork for eating at a dining table

{n: tabletop} the top horizontal work surface of a table

{n: tableware} articles for use at the table (dishes and silverware and glassware)

{n: table} a company of people assembled at a table for a meal or game
"he entertained the whole table with his witty remarks"

{n: table} a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs
"it was a sturdy table"

{n: table} a piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it
"I reserved a table at my favorite restaurant"

{n: tea table} a small table for serving afternoon tea

{n: tilt-top table, tip-top table, tip table} a pedestal table whose top is hinged so that it can be tilted to a vertical position

{n: training table} planned meals for athletes in training (usually served in a mess hall)

{n: tray cloth} table linen consisting of a small cloth for a tray

{n: trestle table} a table supported on trestles

{n: triclinium} a dining room (especially a dining room containing a dining table with couches along three sides)

{n: triclinium} a dining table with couches along three sides in ancient Rome

{n: trivet} a stand with short feet used under a hot dish on a table

{n: turntable, lazy Susan} a revolving tray placed on a dining table

{n: vin ordinaire} cheap French table wine of unspecified origin

{n: vinifera, vinifera grape, common grape vine, Vitis vinifera} common European grape cultivated in many varieties; chief source of Old World wine and table grapes

{n: waiter, server} a person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant)

{n: washstand, wash-hand stand} furniture consisting of a table or stand to hold a basin and pitcher of water for washing: `wash-hand stand' is a British term

{n: water table, water level, groundwater level} underground surface below which the ground is wholly saturated with water
"spring rains had raised the water table"

{n: white mustard, Brassica hirta, Sinapis alba} Eurasian mustard cultivated for its pungent seeds; a source of table mustard and mustard oil

{n: worktable, work table} a table designed for a particular task

{v: add} make an addition (to) ; join or combine or unite with others ; increase the quality, quantity, zise or scope of
"We added two students to that dorm room"
"She added a personal note to her letter"
"Add insult to injury"
"Add some extra plates to the dinner table"
<-> take away

{v: align, aline, line up, adjust} place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
"align the car with the curb"
"align the sheets of paper on the table"
<-> skew

{v: ask} require or ask for as a price or condition
"He is asking $200 for the table"
"The kidnapers are asking a million dollars in return for the release of their hostage"

{v: beat} hit repeatedly
"beat on the door"
"beat the table with his shoe"

{v: beeswax} cover with beeswax
"Chris beeswaxed the kitchen table"

{v: burp, bubble, belch, eruct} expel gas from the stomach
"In China it is polite to burp at the table"

{v: bus} remove used dishes from the table in restaurants

{v: catch, take in, overhear} hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
"We overheard the conversation at the next table"

{v: crumb} remove crumbs from
"crumb the table"

{v: deck, adorn, decorate, grace, embellish, beautify} be beautiful to look at
"Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"

{v: dull} become dull or lusterless in appearance ; lose shine or brightness
"the varnished table top dulled with time"

{v: eat up, finish, polish off} finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table
"She polished off the remaining potatoes"

{v: extend} open or straighten out ; unbend
"Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"

{v: fall, fall down} lose an upright position suddenly
"The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table"
"Her hair fell across her forehead"

{v: finish} provide with a finish
"The carpenter finished the table beautifully"

{v: help, assist, aid} give help or assistance ; be of service
"Everyone helped out during the earthquake"
"Can you help me carry this table?"
"She never helps around the house"

{v: hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with} hit against ; come into sudden contact with
"The car hit a tree"
"He struck the table with his elbow"
<-> miss

{v: hit, strike} drive something violently into a location
"he hit his fist on the table"
"she struck her head on the low ceiling"

{v: hoist} move from one place to another by lifting
"They hoisted the patient onto the operating table"

{v: insinuate} introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner
"He insinuated himself into the conversation of the people at the nearby table"

{v: jerk, flick} throw or toss with a quick motion
"flick a piece of paper across the table"
"jerk his head"

{v: know} be aware of the truth of something ; have a belief or faith in something ; regard as true beyond any doubt
"I know that I left the key on the table"
"Galileo knew that the earth moves around the sun"

{v: laminate} cover with a thin sheet
"laminate the table"

{v: lay, put down, repose} put in a horizontal position
"lay the books on the table"
"lay the patient carefully onto the bed"

{v: lift} remove from a surface
"the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table"

{v: lift} take hold of something and move it to a different location
"lift the box onto the table"

{v: lodge, wedge, stick, deposit} fix, force, or implant
"lodge a bullet in the table"
<-> dislodge

{v: measure} have certain dimensions
"This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches"

{v: pitch in, dig in} eat heartily
"The food was placed on the table and the children pitched in"

{v: plank, flump, plonk, plop, plunk, plump down, plunk down, plump} set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
"He planked the money on the table"
"He planked himself into the sofa"

{v: postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off} hold back to a later time
"let's postpone the exam"

{v: push, force} move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
<-> pull

{v: remove, take, take away, withdraw} remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, taking off, etc. or remove something abstract
"remove a threat"
"remove a wrapper"
"Remove the dirty dishes from the table"
"take the gun from your pocket"
"This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

{v: reserve, hold, book} arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
"reserve me a seat on a flight"
"The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family"
"please hold a table at Maxim's"

{v: reserve} obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance
"We managed to reserve a table at Maxim's"

{v: serve, attend to, wait on, attend, assist} work for or be a servant to
"May I serve you?"
"She attends the old lady in the wheelchair"
"Can you wait on our table, please?"
"Is a salesperson assisting you?"
"The minister served the King for many years"

{v: serve, function} serve a purpose, role, or function
"The tree stump serves as a table"
"The female students served as a control group"
"This table would serve very well"
"His freedom served him well"
"The table functions as a desk"

{v: set up, lay out, set} get ready for a particular purpose or event
"set up an experiment"
"set the table"
"lay out the tools for the surgery"

{v: slam, flap down} throw violently
"He slammed the book on the table"

{v: spill, run out} flow, run or fall out and become lost
"The milk spilled across the floor"
"The wine spilled onto the table"

{v: spill, shed, disgorge} cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over
"spill the beans all over the table"

{v: splay} spread open or apart
"He splayed his huge hands over the table"

{v: spread, scatter, spread out} strew or distribute over an area
"He spread fertilizer over the lawn"
"scatter cards across the table"

{v: stain} color with a liquid dye or tint
"Stain this table a beautiful walnut color"
"people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages"

{v: stain} produce or leave stains
"Red wine stains the table cloth"

{v: sweep, broom} sweep with a broom or as if with a broom
"Sweep the crumbs off the table"
"Sweep under the bed"

{v: tap, rap, knock, pink} make light, repeated taps on a surface
"he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"

{v: totter} move without being stable, as if threatening to fall
"The drunk man tottered over to our table"

{v: turn the tables, turn the tide} cause a complete reversal of the circumstances
"The tables are turned now that the Republicans are in power!"

{v: turn} shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel
"turn the legs of the table"
"turn the clay on the wheel"

{v: wait} serve as a waiter in a restaurant
"I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's"

{v: whoop} shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm
"The children whooped when they were led to the picnic table"

{v: work at, work on} to exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something
"the child worked at the multiplication table until she had it down cold"

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