array Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "array" - English Dictionary

See all translations

arraynoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /əˈreɪ/
a large group of things or people, especially one that is attractive or causes admiration or has been positioned in a particular way: There was a splendid array of food on the table. They sat before an array of microphones and cameras.

arrayverb [T usually passive]

uk   us   /əˈreɪ/
to arrange a group of things in a particular way: A large number of magazines were arrayed on the stand. Arrayed (= standing in a group) before him were 40 schoolchildren in purple and green. to arrange a group of soldiers in a position for fighting
(Definition of array from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of array?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “array” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
field event

a sports event in which athletes take part one after the other rather than racing or competing together

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More