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dish

dish

 
 
pronunciation:
dIsh
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
dish it out, dish out
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a container for serving or holding food, such as a plate, cup, or bowl.
We cleared the table and washed the dinner dishes.
similar words:
bowl, cup, plate, platter, saucer
definition 2: the amount of food held in a plate or bowl.
He ate a large dish of spaghetti.
synonyms:
bowl
similar words:
helping, portion, serving
definition 3: a certain kind of prepared food.
Tamales are a Mexican dish.
synonyms:
meal
similar words:
fare, food
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: dished, dishes, dishing
definition: to serve in a dish.
He dished up the ice cream after dinner.
similar words:
dispense, ladle, scoop, spoon
phrase: dish it out
phrase: dish out
Word Builder: kinds of racks
  • dish rack:
    a rack for drying dishes.
  • dish towel:
    a towel for drying dishes.
  • dishcloth:
    a cloth for washing dishes.
  • dishrag:
    a cloth for washing dishes.
  • dishwasher:
    an appliance for washing dishes.
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