Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dish

6 senses of dish

Sense 1
dish -- (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")
       => crockery, dishware -- (tableware (eating and serving dishes) collectively)
       => 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))

Sense 2
dish -- (a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner")
       => nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals -- (a source of materials to nourish the body)

Sense 3
dish, dishful -- (the quantity that a dish will hold; "they served me a dish of rice")
       => containerful -- (the quantity that a container will hold)

Sense 4
smasher, stunner, knockout, beauty, ravisher, sweetheart, peach, lulu, looker, mantrap, dish -- (a very attractive or seductive looking woman)
       => woman, adult female -- (an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted")

Sense 5
dish, dish aerial, dish antenna, saucer -- (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)

Sense 6
cup of tea, bag, 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")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dish

2 senses of dish

Sense 1
serve, serve up, dish out, dish up, 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")
       => provide, supply, ply, cater -- (give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests")

Sense 2
dish -- (make concave; shape like a dish)
       => shape, form -- (give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character")

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