dish up


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dish up

vb (adverb)
1. (Cookery) to serve (a meal, food, etc)
2. (tr) informal to prepare or present, esp in an attractive manner
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dish up - 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"
Translations

w>dish up

vt sep
(lit)auf dem Teller anrichten; (in bowls) → auftragen
(fig inf) story, newsauftischen (inf)
vianrichten
References in classic literature ?
Send to my house, and tell them to have out the carriage and three horses as quick as they can," he said to the servant, who handed him the steak on a hot silver dish, and moving the dish up he began eating.
Stalls dish up snake dishes just the way they would chicken.
Adding scrambled eggs or tofu to the dish ups the cost to $5.