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  Definition of dish
  1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
  4. a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
  5. a very attractive or seductive looking woman
  6. the quantity that a dish will hold; "they served me a dish of rice"
  7. make concave; shape like a dish
  8. 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"
Similar Words: cup of tea, bag, dish aerial, dish antenna, saucer, smasher, stunner, knockout, beauty, ravisher, sweetheart, peach, lulu, looker, mantrap, dishful, serve, serve up, dish out, dish up


Hyponyms: bowl, butter dish, casserole, coquille, gravy boat, gravy holder, sauceboat, boat, Petri dish, ramekin, ramequin, serving dish, sugar bowl, watch glass, scanner, piece de resistance, adobo, side dish, entremots, special, soup, stew, paella, viand, mousse, pudding, custard, timbale, fish stick, fish finger, buffalo wing, barbecued wing, barbecue, barbeque, escalope de veau Orloff, patty, cake, veal parmesan, veal parmigiana, veal cordon bleu, sandwich plate, snack food, salad, curry, applesauce, apple sauce, boiled egg, coddled egg, poached egg, dropped egg, scrambled egg, deviled egg, stuffed egg, shirred egg, baked egg, egg en cocotte, omelet, omelette, souffle, fried egg, coq au vin, chicken and rice, moo goo gai pan, bacon and eggs, barbecued spareribs, spareribs, beef Bourguignonne, boeuf Bourguignonne, beef Wellington, filet de boeuf en croute, bitok, boiled dinner, New England boiled dinner, Boston baked beans, bubble and squeak, cannelloni, carbonnade flamande, Belgian beef stew, chicken Marengo, chicken cordon bleu, Maryland chicken, chicken paprika, chicken paprikash, chicken Tetrazzini, chicken Kiev, chili, chili con carne, chop suey, chow mein, coquilles Saint-Jacques, croquette, cottage pie, rissole, dolmas, stuffed grape leaves, egg roll, spring roll, eggs Benedict, enchilada, falafel, felafel, fish and chips, fondue, fondu, French toast, fried rice, Chinese fried rice, frittata, frog legs, galantine, gefilte fish, fish ball, haggis, ham and eggs, hash, jambalaya, kabob, kebab, shish kebab, kedgeree, knish, lasagna, lasagne, seafood Newburg, lobster thermidor, lutefisk, lutfisk, macaroni and cheese, macedoine, meatball, meat loaf, meatloaf, moussaka, osso buco, pheasant under glass, pilaf, pilaff, pilau, pilaw, pizza, pizza pie, poi, pork and beans, porridge, potpie, rijsttaffel, rijstaffel, rijstafel, risotto, Italian rice, roulade, Salisbury steak, sauerbraten, sauerkraut, scallopine, scallopini, scampi, Scotch egg, Scotch woodcock, spaghetti and meatballs, Spanish rice, steak tartare, tartar steak, cannibal mound, pepper steak, steak au poivre, peppered steak, beef Stroganoff, stuffed cabbage, kishke, stuffed derma, stuffed peppers, stuffed tomato, hot stuffed tomato, cold stuffed tomato, succotash, sukiyaki, sashimi, sushi, Swiss steak, tamale, tamale pie, tempura, teriyaki, terrine, Welsh rarebit, Welsh rabbit, rarebit, schnitzel, Wiener schnitzel, taco, burrito, tostada, refried beans, frijoles refritos, couscous, plank


Grouped Verbs: serve, help


Part Meronyms: radar, microwave radar, radio detection and ranging, radiolocation, radio telescope, radio reflector, meal, repast


Derivational Morphology: serve, serve up, dish out, dish up, stun, bedaze, daze, dishful


Language Translations:
Dutch: bord and gerecht   Esperanto: manĝaĵo and telero  
Finnish: ruokalaji and tarjoiluvati   French: assiette and plat  
German: Teller   Hebrew: מאכל and צלחת  
Italian: piatto   Japanese: and 料理  
Portuguese: prato   Russian: блюдо and тарелка  
Spanish: plato  
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