1. a table or display case on which goods can be shown, business transacted, etc.
2. (in restaurants, luncheonettes, etc.) a long, narrow table with stools or chairs along one side for the patrons, behind which refreshments or meals are prepared and served.
3. a surface for the preparation of food in a kitchen, especially on a low cabinet.
4. anything used in keeping account, as a disk of metal or wood, used in some games, as checkers, for marking a player's position or for keeping score.
(adj)1. having or showing a moderate or humble estimate of one's merits, importance, etc.; free from vanity, egotism, boastfulness, or great pretensions. "he was a very modest man, refusing to take any credit for the enterprise" synonyms: humble
2. (of an amount, rate, or level of something) relatively moderate, limited, or small. "drink modest amounts of alcohol" synonyms: moderate, fair, limited
(n)1. a word or set of words by which a person, animal, place, or thing is known, addressed, or referred to.
2. a famous person. "as usual, the big race will lure the top names"
(v) 1. give a name to. "hundreds of diseases had not yet been isolated or named"
2. specify (an amount, time, or place) as something desired, suggested, or decided on. "he showed them the picture and named a price" synonyms: choose, select, pick, decide on, nominate, designate
1. a person's point of view or general attitude to life.
"broaden your outlook on life" synonyms: point of view, viewpoint, views, opinion, (way of) thinking, perspective
2. a view. "the pleasant outlook from the lodge window" synonyms: view, vista, prospect, panorama, scene, aspect
1. a person who gives financial or other support to a person, organization, cause, or activity. "Charles became a patron of Rubens and van Dyck" synonyms: sponsor, backer, financier
2. a customer, especially a regular one, of a store, restaurant, or theater. "we surveyed the plushness of the hotel and its sleek, well-dressed patrons"