1. [syn: arrayed, panoplied]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Array \Ar*ray"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Arrayed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Arraying.] [OE. araien, arraien, fr. OE. arraier, arreier,
arreer, arroier, fr. arrai. See Array, n.]
1. To place or dispose in order, as troops for battle; to
By torch and trumpet fast arrayed,
Each horseman drew his battle blade. --Campbell.
These doubts will be arrayed before their minds.
2. To deck or dress; to adorn with dress; to cloth to
envelop; -- applied esp. to dress of a splendid kind.
Pharaoh . . . arrayed him in vestures of fine linen.
In gelid caves with horrid gloom arrayed.
3. (Law) To set in order, as a jury, for the trial of a
cause; that is, to call them man by man. --Blackstone.
To array a panel, to set forth in order the men that are
impaneled. --Cowell. --Tomlins.
Syn: To draw up; arrange; dispose; set in order.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: in ceremonial attire and paraphernalia; "professors
arrayed in robes" [syn: arrayed, panoplied]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
71 Moby Thesaurus words for "arrayed":
aligned, appareled, armed, arranged, assorted, attired, battled,
bedecked, breeched, capped, categorized, chausse, clad, classified,
cloaked, clothed, coifed, composed, constituted, costumed, decked,
deployed, dight, disguised, disposed, dressed, embattled, endued,
engaged, fixed, garbed, garmented, gowned, graded, grouped,
habilimented, habited, harmonized, hooded, in battle array,
invested, liveried, mantled, marshaled, methodized, normalized,
ordered, orderly, organized, pantalooned, placed, raimented,
ranged, ranked, regularized, regulated, rigged out, robed,
routinized, shod, shoed, sorted, standardized, synchronized,
systematized, tired, togged, tricked out, trousered, vested,
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):
ARRAYED, pp. Drawn up and given an orderly disposition, as a rioter
hanged to a lamppost.