Definitions for Arrayəˈreɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ar•rayəˈreɪ(v.t.)

  1. to place in proper order; marshal:

    to array troops for battle.

  2. to clothe with garments, esp. of an ornamental kind.

  3. (n.)order or arrangement, as of troops drawn up for battle.

  4. military force, esp. a body of troops.

    Category: Military

  5. a large grouping or organization:

    an array of facts.

  6. regular order or arrangement:

    an array of figures.

  7. a large group, number, or quantity of people or things.

  8. attire; dress:

    in fine array.

  9. a functional arrangement of interrelated objects or items of equipment:

    an array of solar cells.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  10. Math., Statistics. an arrangement of a series of terms according to value, as from largest to smallest. an arrangement of a series of terms in some geometric pattern, as in a matrix.

    Category: Math, Statistics

Origin of array:

1250–1300; ME < AF arayer, OF are(y)er < VL *arrēdāre to prepare

ar•ray′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. array(noun)

    an orderly arrangement

    "an array of troops in battle order"

  2. array(noun)

    an impressive display

    "it was a bewildering array of books"; "his tools were in an orderly array on the basement wall"

  3. array, raiment, regalia(noun)

    especially fine or decorative clothing

  4. array(verb)

    an arrangement of aerials spaced to give desired directional characteristics

  5. range, array, lay out, set out(verb)

    lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line

    "lay out the clothes"; "lay out the arguments"

  6. align, array(verb)

    align oneself with a group or a way of thinking

Wiktionary

  1. array(Noun)

    Clothing and ornamentation.

  2. array(Noun)

    A collection laid out to be viewed in full.

  3. array(Noun)

    An orderly series, arrangement or sequence.

  4. array(Noun)

    A large collection.

    We offer a dazzling array of choices.

  5. array(Noun)

    A vector.

  6. array(Noun)

    A multidimensional array.

  7. array(Noun)

    An associative array.

  8. array(Verb)

    To clothe and ornament; to adorn or attire

    He was arrayed in his finest robes and jewels.

  9. array(Verb)

    To lay out in an orderly arrangement; to deploy or marshal

  10. Origin: From arrayen, from arayer (compare arayer, areer), from arredo, from *, of origin, from * or 0332033003420330033903330343, from raidaz, from reidʰ-. Cognate with gireiti, rede, geræde. More at ready.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Array(noun)

    order; a regular and imposing arrangement; disposition in regular lines; hence, order of battle; as, drawn up in battle array

  2. Array(noun)

    the whole body of persons thus placed in order; an orderly collection; hence, a body of soldiers

  3. Array(noun)

    an imposing series of things

  4. Array(noun)

    dress; garments disposed in order upon the person; rich or beautiful apparel

  5. Array(noun)

    a ranking or setting forth in order, by the proper officer, of a jury as impaneled in a cause

  6. Array(noun)

    the panel itself

  7. Array(noun)

    the whole body of jurors summoned to attend the court

  8. Array(noun)

    to place or dispose in order, as troops for battle; to marshal

  9. Array(noun)

    to deck or dress; to adorn with dress; to cloth to envelop; -- applied esp. to dress of a splendid kind

  10. Array(noun)

    to set in order, as a jury, for the trial of a cause; that is, to call them man by man

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Array' in Nouns Frequency: #2602


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

array

things, people etc arranged in some order

an impressive array of fabrics.

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