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dish

dish

 
pronunciation:
dIsh
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
dish it out, dish out
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a container for serving or storing food, usu. open and somewhat flat.
similar words:
bowl, crock, cup, plate, platter, porringer, saucer, tureen
definition 2: the amount of food held in such a container.
synonyms:
bowl, dishful
similar words:
helping, plateful, portion, serving
definition 3: a certain kind of prepared food.
Moussaka is a Greek dish made with eggplant and ground meat.
synonyms:
meal
similar words:
fare, food, foodstuff, victuals
definition 4: a concave antenna, as for television or other communications.
synonyms:
antenna
definition 5: (slang) an attractive person, esp. a girl.
synonyms:
eyeful
similar words:
beauty, knockout, stunner
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: dished, dishes, dishing
definition 1: to serve (food) in a dish.
synonyms:
serve
similar words:
dispense, dole out, ladle, scoop, spoon
definition 2: to shape like a dish; make concave.
synonyms:
concave
similar words:
hollow
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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