Meaning of “table” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈteɪbl/
Extra Examples
She was sitting at the table.That table would fit nicely in the bedroom.He accidentally knocked the vase off the table.Just put everything on the table for now.She tapped her fingers nervously on the table.

A1 a piece of furniture with four legs, used for eating off, putting things on, etc:

the kitchen table
lay the table UK UK/US set the table

B1 to put plates, knives, forks, etc on the table to prepare for a meal


B1 a set of numbers or words written in rows that go across and down the page:

The table below shows the results of the experiment.

(Definition of “table noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)