dish

  • 1 Dish — (d[i^]sh), n. [AS. disc, L. discus dish, disc, quoit, fr. Gr. di skos quoit, fr. dikei^n to throw. Cf. {Dais}, {Desk}, {Disc}, {Discus}.] 1. A vessel, as a platter, a plate, a bowl, used for serving up food at the table. [1913 Webster] She… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 dish — /dish/, n. 1. an open, relatively shallow container of pottery, glass, metal, wood, etc., used for various purposes, esp. for holding or serving food. 2. any container used at table: dirty dishes. 3. the food served or contained in a dish: The… …

    Universalium

  • 3 dish — [dish] n. [ME < OE disc, dish, plate < PGmc * diskuz < L discus: see DISCUS] 1. a) any container, generally shallow and concave and of porcelain, earthenware, glass, plastic, etc. for serving or holding food b) [pl.] plates, bowls,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Dish — Dish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dishing}.] 1. To put in a dish, ready for the table. [1913 Webster] 2. To make concave, or depress in the middle, like a dish; as, to dish a wheel by inclining the spokes. [1913 Webster] 3. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Dish — or DISH may refer to: Dish, Texas Dish (food), something prepared to be eaten Dishware, plates and bowls for eating Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis, a form of arthritis Entertainment Dish antenna a type of antenna Satellite dish, an… …

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  • 6 Dish! — Genre talk show Country of origin  Canada Language(s) English …

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  • 7 dish — ► NOUN 1) a shallow container for cooking or serving food. 2) (the dishes) all the items used in the preparation, serving, and eating of a meal. 3) a particular variety of food served as part of a meal. 4) a shallow, concave receptacle. 5)… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 dish — [n1] eating receptacle bowl, casserole, ceramic, china, container, cup, mug, pitcher, plate, platter, porringer, pot, pottery, salver, saucer, tray, vessel; concept 494 dish [n2] main part of meal course, eats*, entrée, fare, food, helping,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 dish|y — «DIHSH ee», adjective. dish|i|er, dish|i|est. Especially British. Slang. attractive; pretty: »... two dishy chicks with plenty talent (Observer). Charbol s “Les Bonnes Femmes” defined very exactly wha …

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  • 10 Dish — (Oredish, d.h. »Erzschüssel«), engl. Maß für Bleierz, = 17,591 Lit., = 1/9 Load v. ca. 3 Cwts. Gewicht …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 Dish — (engl., spr. disch, »Schüssel«) oder Oredish, engl. Maß für Bleierz = 17,591 l. 9 D. sind = 1 Load = 152,4 kg …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 dish — vb ladle, spoon, *dip, bail, scoop …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 dish — bad·dish; blan·dish; blan·dish·er; blan·dish·ment; brad·dish·er; cad·dish; cav·en·dish; clack·dish; clod·dish; dish; dish·er; dish·ful; ed·dish; fad·dish; kad·dish; kid·dish; lad·dish; mad·dish; pod·dish; red·dish; red·dish·ness; sad·dish;… …

    English syllables

  • 14 Dish TV — For the North America based satellite television provider, see Dish Network. Dish TV India Limited Type Public (BSE: 532839) …

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  • 15 dish — dish1 S3 [dıʃ] n [: Old English; Origin: disc, from Latin discus disk, plate ] 1.) a flat container with low sides, for serving food from or cooking food in →↑bowl ▪ a serving dish ▪ an ovenproof dish dish of ▪ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 dish — I UK [dɪʃ] / US noun Word forms dish : singular dish plural dishes ** 1) [countable] an open container like a plate, but not as deep as a bowl, used for serving or cooking food Place the fruit in a large shallow dish. an ovenproof dish a pie dish …

    English dictionary

  • 17 dish up — verb provide (usually but not necessarily food) (Freq. 1) We serve meals for the homeless She dished out the soup at 8 P.M. The entertainers served up a lively show • Syn: ↑serve, ↑serve up, ↑dish out, ↑ …

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  • 18 dish — dish1 [ dıʃ ] noun ** ▸ 1 for cooking/serving food ▸ 2 prepared food ▸ 3 plates, etc. to be washed ▸ 4 someone sexually attractive ▸ 5 for radio/television 1. ) count an open container like a plate, but not as deep as a bowl, used for serving or… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 dish — 1 noun (C) 1 a flat round container with not very high sides, from which food is served on the table: a serving dish | a vegetable dish compare bowl 1 (1) 2 the dishes all the plates, cups, bowls etc that have been used to eat a meal and need to… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 dish — /dɪʃ / (say dish) noun 1. an open, more or less shallow container of pottery, glass, metal, wood, etc., used for various purposes, especially for holding or serving food. 2. that which is served or contained in a dish. 3. a particular article or… …

    Australian English dictionary