see also: Dice
Pronunciation Noun


  1. (uncountable) Gaming with one or more dice.
  2. (countable, proscribed by some; standard in British English) A die#Noun|die.
    • 1980, Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, “The Winner Takes It All”, Super Trouper, Polar Music
      The gods may throw a dice / Their minds as cold as ice
  3. (uncountable, formerly countable, cooking) That which has been diced.
    Cut onions, carrots and celery into medium dice.
Synonyms Verb

dice (dices, present participle dicing; past and past participle diced)

  1. (intransitive) To play dice.
    • c. 1597, William Shakespeare, Henry IV, part 1, Act III, scene iii:
      Virtuous enough; swore little; diced not above seven times — a week
    • 1999, George RR Martin, A Clash of Kings, Bantam 2011, p. 407:
      Tyrion found Timmett dicing with his Burned Men in the barracks.
  2. (transitive) To cut into small cubes.
    • 1898, Thomas Hardy, "Hap":
      And dicing Time for gladness casts a moan....
  3. (transitive) To ornament with squares, diamonds, or cubes.
  • German: in Würfel schneiden, würfeln
  • Italian: fare a dadini, tagliare a dadini
  • Portuguese: cortar em cubinhos, picar
  • Russian: ре́зать кубик
  • Spanish: cortar en cubos
  1. plural form of die

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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