Definition and Meanings for array

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Array is ranked 16,128 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of array

noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of array

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. rei rigging, harness; akin to e. ready. cf. ready, greith, curry oe. araien, arraien, fr. oe. arraier, arreier, arreer, arroier, fr. arrai. see array, n.pos

Meaning of array

as noun

  • order; a regular and imposing arrangement; disposition in regular lines; hence, order of battle; as, drawn up in battle array.
  • the whole body of persons thus placed in order; an orderly collection; hence, a body of soldiers.
  • an imposing series of things.
  • dress; garments disposed in order upon the person; rich or beautiful apparel.
  • a ranking or setting forth in order, by the proper officer, of a jury as impaneled in a cause.;the panel itself.;the whole body of jurors summoned to attend the court.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun

  • to place or dispose in order, as troops for battle; to marshal.
  • to deck or dress; to adorn with dress; to cloth to envelop; -- applied esp. to dress of a splendid kind.
  • to set in order, as a jury, for the trial of a cause; that is, to call them man by man.
  • No antonyms for array

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