table

n.
piece of furniture

1) to lay (esp. BE), set (esp. AE) a table

2) to clear a table

3) a card; coffee; dining-room; dressing; drop-leaf; end; folding; kitchen; night; operating; ping-pong; pool; tray; writing table

4) (AE) a training table (for members of a team)

5) around, round a table (to sit around a table)

6) at the table/at table (BE) ('while eating') (we never discuss politics at the dinner table)

table for conducting discussions, negotiations
negotiating session

7) a bargaining, conference, negotiating; round table

8) at the table (at the negotiating table)

enumeration, list

9) to compile, draw up a table

10) a conversion; genealogy; mortality; multiplication; periodic table

11) logarithmic tables

12) in a table (to give data in tables)

level

13) a water table

misc.

14) to turn the tables on smb. ('to reverse the roles in a struggle with smb.'); under the table ('illegally')

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['teɪb(ə)l]
dining-room
draw up a table
drop-leaf
folding
genealogy
negotiating
operating
periodic table
ping-pong
round table
set (esp. AE) a table
writing table
under the table ('illegally')
round a table (to sit around a table)
['enumeration, list'] to compile
['level'] a water table
['table for conducting discussions, negotiations'] ['negotiating session'] a bargaining
a card
a conversion
around
logarithmic tables
to clear a table
['misc. '] to turn the tables on smb. ('to reverse the roles in a struggle with smb. ')
at the table (at the negotiating table)
['piece of furniture'] to lay (esp. BE)
(AE) a training table (for members of a team)
in a table (to give data in tables)
at the table/at table (we never discuss politics at the dinner table; 'while eating'; BE)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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