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la·dle

 (lād′l)
n.
A long-handled spoon with a deep bowl for serving liquids.
tr.v. la·dled, la·dling, la·dles
To lift out or serve with a long-handled spoon.

[Middle English, from Old English hlædel, from hladan, to draw out, lade.]

la′dler n.

ladle

(ˈleɪdəl)
n
1. a long-handled spoon having a deep bowl for serving or transferring liquids: a soup ladle.
2. (Metallurgy) a large bucket-shaped container for transferring molten metal
vb
(tr) to lift or serve out with or as if with a ladle
[Old English hlædel, from hladan to draw out]
ˈladleˌful n

la•dle

(ˈleɪd l)

n., v. -dled, -dling. n.
1. a long-handled utensil with a cup-shaped bowl for dipping or conveying liquids.
2. a bucketlike, refractory-lined container for transferring molten metal.
v.t.
3. to dip or convey with or as if with a ladle: to ladle soup into bowls.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English hlædel. See lade, -le]
la′dler, n.

ladle


Past participle: ladled
Gerund: ladling

Imperative
ladle
ladle
Present
I ladle
you ladle
he/she/it ladles
we ladle
you ladle
they ladle
Preterite
I ladled
you ladled
he/she/it ladled
we ladled
you ladled
they ladled
Present Continuous
I am ladling
you are ladling
he/she/it is ladling
we are ladling
you are ladling
they are ladling
Present Perfect
I have ladled
you have ladled
he/she/it has ladled
we have ladled
you have ladled
they have ladled
Past Continuous
I was ladling
you were ladling
he/she/it was ladling
we were ladling
you were ladling
they were ladling
Past Perfect
I had ladled
you had ladled
he/she/it had ladled
we had ladled
you had ladled
they had ladled
Future
I will ladle
you will ladle
he/she/it will ladle
we will ladle
you will ladle
they will ladle
Future Perfect
I will have ladled
you will have ladled
he/she/it will have ladled
we will have ladled
you will have ladled
they will have ladled
Future Continuous
I will be ladling
you will be ladling
he/she/it will be ladling
we will be ladling
you will be ladling
they will be ladling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ladling
you have been ladling
he/she/it has been ladling
we have been ladling
you have been ladling
they have been ladling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ladling
you will have been ladling
he/she/it will have been ladling
we will have been ladling
you will have been ladling
they will have been ladling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ladling
you had been ladling
he/she/it had been ladling
we had been ladling
you had been ladling
they had been ladling
Conditional
I would ladle
you would ladle
he/she/it would ladle
we would ladle
you would ladle
they would ladle
Past Conditional
I would have ladled
you would have ladled
he/she/it would have ladled
we would have ladled
you would have ladled
they would have ladled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ladle - a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handleladle - a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another
dipper - a ladle that has a cup with a long handle
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
scoop - a large ladle; "he used a scoop to serve the ice cream"
soup ladle - a ladle for serving soup
vessel - an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
Verb1.ladle - put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle; "ladle soup into the bowl"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
2.ladle - remove with or as if with a ladle; "ladle the water out of the bowl"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
slop - ladle clumsily; "slop the food onto the plate"

ladle

noun
1. spoon, scoop, dipper Using a ladle, baste the chicken with the sauce.
verb
1. serve, dish out, dish up, scoop out She ladled out steaming soup.

ladle

verb
To take a substance, as liquid, from a container by plunging the hand or a utensil into it:
bail, dip, lade, scoop (up).
Translations
مَغْرَفَةٌمِغْرَفَهيَغْرُف
naběračkanalítsběračka
øserøseske
kauha
kuhačazaimača
merőkanál
ausa
お玉
국자
išpilstytipasemtipilstytisamtissemti
pavārnīcasmeļamais kausssmelt ar kausu
kutlačaкутлача
slev
ทัพพี
kepçekepçeyle almak/dağıtmak
muỗng

ladle

[ˈleɪdl]
A. N (Culin) → cazo m, cucharón m
B. VT (also ladle out) → servir con cucharón
ladle out VT + ADV (fig) [+ money, advice] → repartir generosamente

ladle

[ˈleɪdəl]
nlouche f
vt
"Plenty left," he said, ladling the soup into bowls → "Il en reste plein", dit-il en versant des louches de soupe dans les bols.
He ladled the yellow, spicy rice on to her plate → Il lui servit une platée de riz jaune épicé.
ladle out
vt sep
[+ food] → servir à la louche; [+ drink] → servir à la louche
(pejorative) [+ subsidies, advice] → déverser
the knowledge that is ladled out daily in schools → le savoir qui est déversé quotidiennement dans les écoleslad mag nmagazine m pour hommes

ladle

n(Schöpf- or Suppen)kelle f, → Schöpflöffel m
vtschöpfen; he’s ladling money into the businesser steckt or pumpt massenhaft Geld in das Geschäft

ladle

[ˈleɪdl]
1. n (Culin) → mestolo
2. vt (soup) → servire con il mestolo
ladle out vt + adv (soup) → servire con il mestolo (fig) (advice) → elargire, distribuire
to ladle out money to sb → dare un sacco di soldi a qn

ladle

(ˈleidl) noun
a bowl-like spoon with a long handle fixed to it at right angles, for lifting out liquid from a container. a soup ladle.
verb
to lift and deal out with a ladle. He ladled soup into the plates.
ˈladleful noun
two ladlefuls of soup.

ladle

مَغْرَفَةٌ naběračka øseske Schöpflöffel κουτάλα cucharón kauha louche zaimača mestolo お玉 국자 soeplepel øse chochla concha половник slev ทัพพี kepçe muỗng 杓子
References in classic literature ?
Mary did look up, and she did stare at me: the ladle with which she was basting a pair of chickens roasting at the fire, did for some three minutes hang suspended in air; and for the same space of time John's knives also had rest from the polishing process: but Mary, bending again over the roast, said only -
The first to captivate and take his fancy were the pots, out of which he would have very gladly helped himself to a moderate pipkinful; then the wine skins secured his affections; and lastly, the produce of the frying-pans, if, indeed, such imposing cauldrons may be called frying-pans; and unable to control himself or bear it any longer, he approached one of the busy cooks and civilly but hungrily begged permission to soak a scrap of bread in one of the pots; to which the cook made answer, "Brother, this is not a day on which hunger is to have any sway, thanks to the rich Camacho; get down and look about for a ladle and skim off a hen or two, and much good may they do you.
So you ladle out from one kettle into the other till it gets so, when you put the stirring-stick into it, that it will draw into a thread— when it takes a kerful hand to manage it.
In her left hand she has a little heavy Dutch watch; in her right she wields a ladle for the sauerkraut and pork.
And we have a very old silver spoon, round in the bowl like a little ladle, and marked with the same castle.
when a metallic voice that seemed to come from the ladle at the well remarked to the elm, "I suppose it is a bit coldish up there?
Maria could stand it no longer, and hurried away to the stove, where she filled a quart-bowl with soup, putting into it the lion's share of chopped meat and vegetables which her ladle scraped from the bottom of the pot.
Two of the company, who were dressed in the weather-stained green doublet of foresters, lifted the big pot off the fire, and a third, with a huge pewter ladle, served out a portion of steaming collops to each guest.
744-745) Never put the ladle upon the mixing-bowl at a wine party, for malignant ill-luck is attached to that.
Indeed, divers servant girls who came to draw water, and sundry little boys who stopped to drink at the ladle, were almost scared out of their senses, by the apparition of Newman Noggs looking stealthily round the pump, with nothing of him visible but his face, and that wearing the expression of a meditative Ogre.
Already several of the guests were lying down in the dishes, and the soup ladle was walking up the table towards Alice's chair, and beckoning to her impatiently to get out of its way.
Osborne, clutching the ladle, fixing his eyes on her, in a sepulchral tone; and having helped her and the rest, did not speak for a while.