What does Array mean?

Definitions for Arrayəˈreɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Array.

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

  11. Origin: [OE. arai, arrai, OF. arrai, arrei, arroi, order, arrangement, dress, F. arroi; a (L. ad) + OF. rai, rei, roi, order, arrangement, fr. G. or Scand.; cf. Goth. raidjan, garaidjan, to arrange, MHG. gereiten, Icel. reii rigging, harness; akin to E. ready. Cf. Ready, Greith, Curry.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Array

    ar-rā′, n. order: dress: equipage.—v.t. to put in order: to arrange: to dress, adorn, or equip. [O. Fr. arroi, array, equipage—L. ad, and a Teut. root, found in Eng. Ready, Ger. bereit, A.S. gerǽde, preparation, Dan. rede, order.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Array in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Array in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Henry Ward Beecher:

    To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine.

  2. Kim Lewis:

    The discovery of this novel compound challenges long-held scientific beliefs and holds great promise for treating an array of menacing infections.

  3. Eric Alm:

    Most of what's going in and out of a city is the water going in and sewage coming out, the change in water in and out reflects a broad array of human activity going on in a city.

  4. Boileau:

    It is intolerable that a silly fool, with nothing but empty birth to boast of, should in his insolence array himself in the merits of others, and vaunt an honour which does not belong to him.

  5. Harold Abelson:

    If we can dispel the delusion that learning about computers should be an activity of fiddling with array indexes and worrying whether X is an integer or a real number, we can begin to focus on programming as a source of ideas.

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