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    dish

    dish - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dish

    Definition
    (noun) a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food
    Example Sentence
    • we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present
    Definition
    (noun) a particular item of prepared food
    Example Sentence
    • she prepared a special dish for dinner
    Definition
    (noun) the quantity that a dish will hold
    Synonyms : dishful
    Example Sentence
    • they served me a dish of rice
    Definition
    (noun) a very attractive or seductive looking woman Definition
    (noun) directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation Definition
    (noun) an activity that you like or at which you are superior
    Synonyms : bag , cup of tea
    Example Sentence
    • chemistry is not my cup of tea
    • his bag now is learning to play golf
    • marriage was scarcely his dish
    Definition
    (verb) provide (usually but not necessarily food)
    Synonyms : dish out , dish up , serve , serve up
    Example Sentence
    • We serve meals for the homeless
    • She dished out the soup at 8 P.M.
    • The entertainers served up a lively show
    Definition
    (verb) make concave; shape like a dish
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