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dish

 (dĭsh)
n.
1.
a. An open, generally shallow concave container for holding, cooking, or serving food.
b. dishes The containers and often the utensils used when eating: took out the dishes and silverware; washed the dishes.
c. A shallow concave container used for purposes other than eating: an evaporating dish.
2. The amount that a dish can hold.
3.
a. The food served or contained in a dish: a dish of ice cream.
b. A particular variety or preparation of food: Sushi is a Japanese dish.
4.
a. A depression similar to that in a shallow concave container for food.
b. The degree of concavity in such a depression.
5. Electronics A dish antenna.
6. Slang A good-looking person, especially an attractive woman.
7. Informal Idle talk; gossip: "plenty of dish about her tattoos, her plastic surgeries, and her ever-younger inamorati" (Louise Kennedy).
v. dished, dish·ing, dish·es
v.tr.
1. To serve (food) in or as if in a dish: dished up the stew.
2. To present: dished up an excellent entertainment.
3. To hollow out; make concave.
4. Informal To gossip about.
5. Chiefly British Slang To ruin, foil, or defeat.
v.intr. Informal
To talk idly, especially to gossip.
Phrasal Verb:
dish out
To dispense freely: likes to dish out advice.
Idiom:
dish it out Slang
To deal out criticism or abuse.

[Middle English, from Old English disc, from Latin discus; see disk.]

dish

(dɪʃ)
n
1. (Cookery) a container used for holding or serving food, esp an open shallow container of pottery, glass, etc
2. (Cookery) the food that is served or contained in a dish
3. (Cookery) a particular article or preparation of food: a local fish dish.
4. (Cookery) Also called: dishful the amount contained in a dish
5. something resembling a dish, esp in shape
6. a concavity or depression
7. (Telecommunications) short for dish aerial, satellite dish aerial
8. informal an attractive person
9. informal something that one particularly enjoys or excels in
vb (tr)
10. (Cookery) to put into a dish
11. to make hollow or concave
12. informal Brit to ruin or spoil: he dished his chances of getting the job.
[Old English disc, from Latin discus quoit, see disc]
ˈdishˌlike adj

dish

(dɪʃ)

n.
1. an open, relatively shallow container of pottery, glass, etc., used esp. for holding or serving food.
2. any container used at table.
3. the food contained in a dish.
4. a particular article or preparation of food: an easy dish to make.
5. the quantity held by a dish.
6. something like a dish in form or use.
7. concavity or the degree of concavity, as of a wheel.
8. Also called dish′ anten`na. a dish-shaped reflector, used esp. for receiving satellite and microwave signals.
9. Slang. an attractive person.
10. Slang. gossip.
v.t.
11. to put into or serve in a dish, as food (often fol. by up).
12. to fashion like a dish; make concave.
13. Slang. to gossip about in a disparaging manner.
v.i.
14. Slang. to gossip.
15. dish out, Informal. to deal out; distribute.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English disc dish, plate, bowl < Latin discus dish, discus]

dish

, plate - Dish is a more general term and plate is more specialized.
See also related terms for plate.

dish


Past participle: dished
Gerund: dishing

Imperative
dish
dish
Present
I dish
you dish
he/she/it dishes
we dish
you dish
they dish
Preterite
I dished
you dished
he/she/it dished
we dished
you dished
they dished
Present Continuous
I am dishing
you are dishing
he/she/it is dishing
we are dishing
you are dishing
they are dishing
Present Perfect
I have dished
you have dished
he/she/it has dished
we have dished
you have dished
they have dished
Past Continuous
I was dishing
you were dishing
he/she/it was dishing
we were dishing
you were dishing
they were dishing
Past Perfect
I had dished
you had dished
he/she/it had dished
we had dished
you had dished
they had dished
Future
I will dish
you will dish
he/she/it will dish
we will dish
you will dish
they will dish
Future Perfect
I will have dished
you will have dished
he/she/it will have dished
we will have dished
you will have dished
they will have dished
Future Continuous
I will be dishing
you will be dishing
he/she/it will be dishing
we will be dishing
you will be dishing
they will be dishing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dishing
you have been dishing
he/she/it has been dishing
we have been dishing
you have been dishing
they have been dishing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dishing
you will have been dishing
he/she/it will have been dishing
we will have been dishing
you will have been dishing
they will have been dishing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dishing
you had been dishing
he/she/it had been dishing
we had been dishing
you had been dishing
they had been dishing
Conditional
I would dish
you would dish
he/she/it would dish
we would dish
you would dish
they would dish
Past Conditional
I would have dished
you would have dished
he/she/it would have dished
we would have dished
you would have dished
they would have dished
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dish - a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving fooddish - 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"
bowl - a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods
butter dish - a small dish (often with a cover) for holding butter at the table
casserole - large deep dish in which food can be cooked and served
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
coquille - a dish in the form of a scallop shell
crockery, dishware - tableware (eating and serving dishes) collectively
gravy boat, gravy holder, sauceboat, boat - a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
Petri dish - a shallow dish used to culture bacteria
ramekin, ramequin - a small fireproof dish used for baking and serving individual portions
serving dish - a dish used for serving food
sugar bowl - a dish in which sugar is served
watch glass - laboratory glassware; a shallow glass dish used as an evaporating surface or to cover a beaker
2.dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, sustenance, victuals, nutrition - a source of materials to nourish the body
meal, repast - the food served and eaten at one time
piece de resistance - the most important dish of a meal
adobo - a dish of marinated vegetables and meat or fish; served with rice
entremets, side dish, side order - a dish that is served with, but is subordinate to, a main course
special - a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant
casserole - food cooked and served in a casserole
soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
stew - food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables
paella - saffron-flavored dish made of rice with shellfish and chicken
viand - a choice or delicious dish
mousse - a light creamy dish made from fish or meat and set with gelatin
pudding - any of various soft thick unsweetened baked dishes; "corn pudding"
custard - sweetened mixture of milk and eggs baked or boiled or frozen
topping - a flavorful addition on top of a dish
turnover - a dish made by folding a piece of pastry over a filling
timbale - individual serving of minced e.g. meat or fish in a rich creamy sauce baked in a small pastry mold or timbale shell
fish finger, fish stick - a long fillet of fish breaded and fried
buffalo wing - crisp spicy chicken wings
barbecued wing - chicken wings cooked in barbecue sauce
barbecue, barbeque - meat that has been barbecued or grilled in a highly seasoned sauce
biriani, biryani - an Indian dish made with highly seasoned rice and meat or fish or vegetables
escalope de veau Orloff - lightly sauteed veal cutlets spread with a Soubise sauce and liver paste then sprinkled with grated Parmesan and baked briefly
saute - a dish of sauteed food
patty, cake - small flat mass of chopped food
veal parmesan, veal parmigiana - sauteed veal cutlet in a breadcrumb-and-cheese coating served with tomato sauce
veal cordon bleu - thin slices of veal stuffed with cheese and ham and then sauteed
sandwich plate - a serving consisting of a sandwich or sandwiches with garnishes
snack food - food for light meals or for eating between meals
salad - food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing; usually consisting of or including greens
fixings, ingredient - food that is a component of a mixture in cooking; "the recipe lists all the fixings for a salad"
curry - (East Indian cookery) a pungent dish of vegetables or meats flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice
apple sauce, applesauce - puree of stewed apples usually sweetened and spiced
sauce - flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
boiled egg, coddled egg - egg cooked briefly in the shell in gently boiling water
dropped egg, poached egg - egg cooked in gently boiling water
scrambled eggs - eggs beaten and cooked to a soft firm consistency while stirring
deviled egg, stuffed egg - halved hard-cooked egg with the yolk mashed with mayonnaise and seasonings and returned to the white
baked egg, egg en cocotte, shirred egg - egg cooked individually in cream or butter in a small ramekin
omelet, omelette - beaten eggs or an egg mixture cooked until just set; may be folded around e.g. ham or cheese or jelly
souffle - light fluffy dish of egg yolks and stiffly beaten egg whites mixed with e.g. cheese or fish or fruit
fried egg - eggs cooked by sauteing in oil or butter; sometimes turned and cooked on both sides
coq au vin - chicken and onions and mushrooms braised in red wine and seasonings
chicken provencale - chicken cooked in a sauce made with tomatoes, garlic, and olive oil
chicken and rice - rice and chicken cooked together with or without other ingredients and variously seasoned
moo goo gai pan - a Cantonese dish of chicken and sauteed vegetables
bacon and eggs - eggs (fried or scrambled) served with bacon
barbecued spareribs, spareribs - baked or roasted with a spicy sauce
beef Bourguignonne, boeuf Bourguignonne - beef and mushrooms and onions stewed in red wine and seasonings
beef Wellington, filet de boeuf en croute - rare-roasted beef tenderloin coated with mushroom paste in puff pastry
3.dish - the quantity that a dish will hold; "they served me a dish of rice"
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
4.dish - a very attractive or seductive looking womandish - a very attractive or seductive looking woman
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
5.dish - directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiationdish - directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
directional antenna - an antenna that transmits or receives signals only in a narrow angle
microwave radar, radar, radio detection and ranging, radiolocation - measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
radio reflector, radio telescope - astronomical telescope that picks up electromagnetic radiations in the radio-frequency range from extraterrestrial sources
scanner - a radar dish that rotates or oscillates in order to scan a broad area
6.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"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
Verb1.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"
plank - cook and serve on a plank; "Planked vegetable"; "Planked shad"
help, serve - help to some food; help with food or drink; "I served him three times, and after that he helped himself"
cater, ply, provide, supply - give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"
2.dish - make concave; shape like a dish
shape, form - give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character"

dish

noun
1. bowl, plate, platter, salver Pile the potatoes into a warm serving dish.
2. food, meal, fare, course, recipe There are plenty of vegetarian dishes to choose from.
dish something out (Informal) distribute, assign, allocate, designate, set aside, hand out, earmark, inflict, mete out, dole out, share out, apportion The council wants to dish the money out to specific projects.
dish something up serve up, serve, produce, present, hand out, ladle out, spoon out They dished up the next course.
Translations
طَبَقطَبَق ، جاطلَوْن طَعام
pokrmmísanádobíjídlo
fadretskåltallerken
manĝaĵo
astiaastiallinenlautasellinenruokalajitiski
posuda
diskurréttur
접시
indų plovimasindų plovimo mašinaišdalintipamazgospaplavos
bļodaēdiensšķīvistrauks
jedkrožnikposodaskleda
fat
จาน
đĩamón

dish

[dɪʃ]
A. N
1. (= plate) → plato m; (= serving dish) → fuente f; (= food) → plato m, platillo m (Mex)
to wash or do the dishesfregar los platos
a typical Spanish dishun plato típico español
2. (TV) → antena f parabólica (Astron) → reflector m
3. (= girl, boy) → bombón m
B. VT [+ hopes, chances] → desbaratar
C. CPD dish aerial (Brit) dish antenna (US) Nantena f parabólica
dish soap N (US) → lavavajillas m inv
dish out VT + ADV [+ food] → servir; [+ money] → repartir; [+ advice] → dar, impartir; [+ punishment] → infligir, impartir; [+ criticism] → hacer
dish up
A. VT + ADV
1. (= serve) [+ food] → servir
2. (= present) → ofrecer
he dished up the same old argumentsrepitió los argumentos de siempre
B. VI + ADVservir

dish

[ˈdɪʃ] n
(= piece of crockery) (for serving)plat m; (for eating)assiette f
a china dish → un plat en porcelaine
dishes (= crockery collectively) → vaisselle f
to do the dishes → faire la vaisselle
He never does the dishes → Il ne fait jamais la vaisselle.
(= recipe, food) → plat m
a vegetarian dish → un plat végétarien
(also satellite dish) → antenne f parabolique
dish out
vt sep
(= serve) [+ food] → servir
[+ money, supplies] → distribuer
[+ prizes] → distribuer, donner; [+ criticism, praise] → faire, distribuer; [+ advice] → donner; [+ punishment] → infliger
dish up
vt sep
[+ food] → servir
[+ facts, statistics] → sortir, débiter
vi (= serve food) → servirdish aerial dish antenna (mainly US) nantenne f parabolique

dish

n
Schale f; (for serving) → Schüssel f, → Schale f
dishes pl (= crockery)Geschirr nt; to do the dishesGeschirr spülen, abwaschen
(= food)Gericht nt; fish/pasta dishesFisch-/Nudelgerichte pl
(Elec) → Parabolreflektor m; (also dish aerial (Brit) or antenna (US))Parabolantenne f, → Schüssel f (inf)
(US inf: = inside knowledge, secret) have you heard the latest dish?weißt du schon das Neueste?
(inf, girl) → klasse Frau (inf), → scharfe Braut (sl); (man) → toller Typ (inf), → scharfer Typ (sl)
vt
(= serve)anrichten
to dish the dirt on somebody (inf)jdn in den Dreck ziehen (inf)

dish

:
dishcloth
n (for drying) → Geschirrtuch nt; (for washing) → Spüllappen mor -tuch nt
dish drainer
nAbtropfständer m

dish

:
dishpan
n (US) → Abwaschschüssel f
dishpan hands
plraue und rissige Hände pl
dishrack
nGeschirrständer m; (in dishwasher) → (Einsatz)korb m
dishtowel
n (US, Scot) → Geschirrtuch nt
dishwasher
n (= person)Tellerwäscher(in) m(f), → Spüler(in) m(f); (= machine)(Geschirr)spülmaschine f
dishwasher-proof
dishwater
nAbwasch- or Spülwasser nt; this coffee tastes like dishder Kaffee schmeckt wie Abwasch- or Spülwasser

dish

[dɪʃ] npiatto; (food) → piatto, pietanza
to wash or do the dishes → lavare or fare i piatti
dish out vt + adv (food) → servire; (advice) → dispensare; (money) → sganciare; (exam papers) → distribuire
dish up vt + adv (food) → servire; (facts, statistics) → presentare

dish

(diʃ) noun
1. a plate, bowl etc in which food is brought to the table. a large shallow dish.
2. food mixed and prepared for the table. She served us an interesting dish containing chicken and almonds.
ˈdishwasher noun
a machine for washing dishes.
ˈdish-washing noun
the job of washing soiled dishes.
ˈdishwater noun
water used for washing dishes.
dish out
to distribute or give to people. He dished out the potatoes.

dish

طَبَق mísa tallerken Schale πιάτο plato astia plat posuda piatto 접시 schaal fat naczynie travessa блюдо fat จาน servis tabağı đĩa 菜肴
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So you must try to be contented with making your name boyish, and playing brother to us girls," said Beth, stroking the rough head with a hand that all the dish washing and dusting in the world could not make ungentle in its touch.
Louise Trunnion came out across the potato patch holding the dish cloth in her hand.
Winters and summer, nights and days, have we roved the wilderness in company, eating of the same dish, one sleeping while the other watched; and afore it shall be said that Uncas was taken to the torment, and I at hand--There is but a single Ruler of us all, whatever may the color of the skin; and Him I call to witness, that before the Mohican boy shall perish for the want of a friend, good faith shall depart the 'arth, and 'killdeer' become as harmless as the tooting we'pon of the singer
Perchance, amid their proper element of smoke, which eddied forth from the ill-constructed chimney, the ghosts of departed cook-maids looked wonderingly on, or peeped down the great breadth of the flue, despising the simplicity of the projected meal, yet ineffectually pining to thrust their shadowy hands into each inchoate dish.
His appearance, therefore, is apt to occasion some little stir at the tea-table of a farmhouse, and the addition of a supernumerary dish of cakes or sweetmeats, or, peradventure, the parade of a silver teapot.
With one mind, their intent eyes all fastened upon the old man's knife, as he carved the chief dish before him.
Well, one day we lowered for a pod of four or five whales, and my boat fastened to one of them; a regular circus horse he was, too, that went milling and milling round so, that my boat's crew could only trim dish, by sitting all their sterns on the outer gunwale.
So, bit by bit, the feast takes form--there is a ham and a dish of sauerkraut, boiled rice, macaroni, bologna sausages, great piles of penny buns, bowls of milk, and foaming pitchers of beer.
There was no gas, there were no candles; a bronze dish half full of boarding-house butter with a blazing rag floating in it was the thing that produced what was regarded as light.
The dish was so greatly liked by all, that I ordered the cook to have barometer soup every day.
Dah's de stump, dah -- dat's one er de women; heah's you -- dat's de yuther one; I's Sollermun; en dish yer dollar bill's de chile.
If she makes as much work after she comes as she has before, we might as well give up hope of ever gettin' any rest," sighed Miranda as she hung the dish towels on the barberry bushes at the side door.