dish (plural dishes)
- A vessel such as a plate for holding or serving food, often flat with a depressed region in the middle.
- Bible, Judges v. 25
- She brought forth butter in a lordly dish.
- Bible, Judges v. 25
- The contents of such a vessel.
- a dish of stew
- (metonym) A specific type of prepared food.
- a vegetable dish
- this dish is filling and easily made
- 1599, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Ivlivs Cæsar”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act II, scene i]:
- Let's carve him a dish fit for the gods
- (in the plural) Tableware (including cutlery, etc, as well as crockery) that is to be or is being washed after being used to prepare, serve and eat a meal.
- It's your turn to wash the dishes.
- (telecommunication) A type of antenna with a similar shape to a plate or bowl.
- satellite dish
- radar dish
- (slang) A sexually attractive person.
- The state of being concave, like a dish, or the degree of such concavity.
- the dish of a wheel
- A hollow place, as in a field.
- (mining) A trough in which ore is measured.
- (mining) That portion of the produce of a mine which is paid to the land owner or proprietor.
- (slang) Gossip
- French: assiette (for holding food), plat (for serving food)
- German: Teller (for holding food), Schüssel (for serving food)
- Italian: piatto, scodella, piatto fondo
- Portuguese: prato, louça
- Russian: таре́лка
- Spanish: vajilla
- French: plat
- German: Gericht
- Italian: piatto, pietanza, vivanda
- Portuguese: prato
- Russian: блю́до
- Spanish: plato, platillo
- French: vaisselle
- German: Geschirr
- Italian: piatto
- Portuguese: louça
- Russian: посу́да
- Spanish: vajilla, loza
- French: parabole
- German: Parabolantenne, Satellitenschüssel, Schüssel (colloquial)
- Italian: parabola
- Portuguese: parabólica
- Spanish: parabólica, antena parabólica
dish (dishes, present participle dishing; past and past participle dished)
(transitive) To put in a dish or dishes; serve, usually food.
- The restaurant dished up a delicious Italian brunch.
- (informal, slang) To gossip; to relay information about the personal situation of another.
- (transitive) To make concave, or depress in the middle, like a dish.
- to dish a wheel by inclining the spokes
- (slang, archaic, transitive) To frustrate; to beat; to outwit or defeat.
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