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arrayed

[ uh-rey ]SEE DEFINITION OF arrayed
  • verbarrange in collection or order
  • verbdress in fine clothes

Synonyms for arrayed

  • align
  • display
  • exhibit
  • form
  • group
  • organize
  • parade
  • range
  • set
  • show
  • systematize
  • line up
  • methodize
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Antonyms for arrayed

  • conceal
  • cover
  • destroy
  • disorder
  • disorganize
  • hide
  • mix up
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ARRAYED

We are not all arrayed in two opposite ranks; the offensive and the defensive.

In the evening Florent was arrayed in new clothes from head to foot.

Jim came downstairs, arrayed in the suit which Hephzy had laid out for him.

This morning both he and the Keith girl were arrayed in the gayest of summer regalia.

He was arrayed for battle, in back-and-breast of black steel.

And, miracle of miracles, she was arrayed exactly as I had seen her in my vision.

Hundreds of thousands were arrayed beneath its crimson banner.

Brothers, fathers, and sons were arrayed against each other.

I cannot conceive of greater misery than to be arrayed against your country.

Arrayed in our fresh apparel, we soon rejoined our friends in the sitting-room.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., from stem of Old French areer "to put in order," from Vulgar Latin *ar-redare (source of Italian arredare), from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + Frankish *ræd- "ready" or some cognate Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *raidjan "to place in order" (cf. Gothic garadis, Old English geræde "ready;" see ready (adj.)). Related: Arrayed; arraying.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ARRAYED

clad

adjectiveadorned
  • arrayed
  • attired
  • clothed
  • covered
  • dressed
  • face
  • garbed
  • robed
  • sheathed

equipped

adjectiveoutfitted
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