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

4 senses of fish

Sense 1
fish -- (any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish")
       => aquatic vertebrate -- (animal living wholly or chiefly in or on water)

Sense 2
fish -- (the flesh of fish used as food; "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish")
       => food, solid food -- (any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment; "food and drink")

Sense 3
Pisces, Fish -- ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 4
Pisces, Pisces the Fishes, Fish -- (the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20)
       INSTANCE OF=> sign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house -- ((astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided)

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

2 senses of fish

Sense 1
fish, angle -- (seek indirectly; "fish for compliments")
       => search, seek, look for -- (try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county")

Sense 2
fish -- (catch or try to catch fish or shellfish; "I like to go fishing on weekends")
       => catch, grab, take hold of -- (take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!")

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