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fish

 
Noun fish has 4 senses
  1. fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the livingroom there was a tank of colorful fish"
    --1 is a kind of
    aquatic vertebrate
    --1 is a member of school, shoal; Pisces
    --1 has parts:
     fish scale; roe; milt; lateral line, lateral line organ; fin; tail fin, caudal fin; fishbone
    --1 has particulars:
     bottom feeder; cartilaginous fish, chondrichthian; fingerling; game fish, sport fish; food fish; rough fish; young fish; mouthbreeder; spawner; northern snakehead; bony fish; climbing perch, Anabas testudineus, A. testudineus
    Derived forms: verb fish2, verb fish1
  2. fish - the flesh of fish used as food; "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish"
    --2 is a kind of
    food
    --2 has particulars:
     panfish; stockfish; anchovy; eel; mullet, gray mullet; alewife; schrod, scrod; haddock; hake; trout; rock salmon; salmon; shad; smelt
    Derived form: verb fish2
  3. Pisces, Fish - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces
    --3 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
  4. Pisces, Pisces the Fishes, Fish - the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20
    --4 is a kind of sign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house
Verb fish has 2 senses
  1. fish, angle - seek indirectly; "fish for compliments"
    --1 is one way to search, seek, look for
    Derived form: noun fish1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  2. fish - catch or try to catch fish or shellfish; "I like to go fishing on weekends"
    --2 is one way to
    catch, grab, take hold of
    Derived forms: noun fish2, noun fish1, noun fisher1, noun fishing2, noun fishing1, noun fishery1
    Sample sentences:
    The men fish the area for animals
    The men fish for animals in the area
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