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dish

 
Noun dish has 6 senses
  1. dish - a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food; "we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present"
    --1 is a kind of
    crockery, dishware; container
    --1 has particulars:
     bowl; butter dish; casserole; coquille; gravy boat, gravy holder, sauceboat, boat; Petri dish; ramekin, ramequin; serving dish; sugar bowl; watch glass
    Derived form: verb dish1
  2. dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
    --2 is a kind of
    nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals
    --2 is a part of meal, repast
    --2 has parts: topping; ingredient, fixings; sauce
    --2 has particulars:
     piece de resistance; adobo; side dish, entremots; special; casserole; soup; stew; paella; viand; mousse; pudding; custard; timbale; fish stick, fish finger; buffalo wing; barbecued wing; barbecue, barbeque; escalope de veau Orloff; patty, cake; veal parmesan, veal parmigiana; veal cordon bleu; sandwich plate; snack food; salad; curry; applesauce, apple sauce; boiled egg, coddled egg; poached egg, dropped egg; scrambled egg; deviled egg, stuffed egg; shirred egg, baked egg, egg en cocotte; omelet, omelette; souffle; fried egg; coq au vin; chicken and rice; moo goo gai pan; bacon and eggs; barbecued spareribs, spareribs; beef Bourguignonne, boeuf Bourguignonne; beef Wellington, filet de boeuf en croute; bitok; boiled dinner, New England boiled dinner; Boston baked beans; bubble and squeak; cannelloni; carbonnade flamande, Belgian beef stew; chicken Marengo; chicken cordon bleu; Maryland chicken; chicken paprika, chicken paprikash; chicken Tetrazzini; chicken Kiev; chili, chili con carne; chop suey; chow mein; coquille; coquilles Saint-Jacques; croquette; cottage pie; rissole; dolmas, stuffed grape leaves; egg roll, spring roll; eggs Benedict; enchilada; falafel, felafel; fish and chips; fondue, fondu; fondue, fondu; French toast; fried rice, Chinese fried rice; frittata; frog legs; galantine; gefilte fish, fish ball; haggis; ham and eggs; hash; jambalaya; kabob, kebab, shish kebab; kedgeree; knish; lasagna, lasagne; seafood Newburg; lobster thermidor; lutefisk, lutfisk; macaroni and cheese; macedoine; meatball; meat loaf, meatloaf; moussaka; osso buco; pheasant under glass; pilaf, pilaff, pilau, pilaw; pizza, pizza pie; poi; pork and beans; porridge; potpie; rijsttaffel, rijstaffel, rijstafel; risotto, Italian rice; roulade; Salisbury steak; sauerbraten; sauerkraut; scallopine, scallopini; scampi; Scotch egg; Scotch woodcock; spaghetti and meatballs; Spanish rice; steak tartare, tartar steak, cannibal mound; pepper steak; steak au poivre, peppered steak, pepper steak; beef Stroganoff; stuffed cabbage; kishke, stuffed derma; stuffed peppers; stuffed tomato, hot stuffed tomato; stuffed tomato, cold stuffed tomato; succotash; sukiyaki; sashimi; sushi; Swiss steak; tamale; tamale pie; tempura; teriyaki; terrine; Welsh rarebit, Welsh rabbit, rarebit; schnitzel, Wiener schnitzel; taco; burrito; tostada; refried beans, frijoles refritos; couscous; ramekin, ramequin
    Derived form: verb dish1
  3. dish, dishful - the quantity that a dish will hold; "they served me a dish of rice"
    --3 is a kind of containerful
    Derived form: verb dish1
  4. smasher, stunner, knockout, beauty, ravisher, sweetheart, peach, lulu, looker, mantrap, dish - a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    --4 is a kind of woman, adult female
  5. dish, dish aerial, dish antenna, saucer - directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
    --5 is a kind of directional antenna
    --5 is a part of
     radar, microwave radar, radio detection and ranging, radiolocation; radio telescope, radio reflector
    --5 has particulars: scanner
  6. cup of tea, bag, dish - an activity that you like or at which you are superior; "chemistry is not my cup of tea"; "his bag now is learning to play golf"; "marriage was scarcely his dish"
    --6 is a kind of activity
Verb dish has 2 senses
  1. serve, serve up, dish out, dish up, dish - provide (usually but not necessarily food); "We serve meals for the homeless"; "She dished out the soup at 8 P.M."; "The entertainers served up a lively show"
    --1 is one way to provide, supply, ply, cater
    Derived forms: noun dish3, noun dish2, noun dish1
    Sample sentence:
    The chefs dish the vegetables
  2. dish - make concave; shape like a dish
    --2 is one way to
    shape, form
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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