Meaning of DISH in English


[dish] n [ME, fr. OE disc plate, fr. L discus quoit, disk, dish, fr. Gk diskos, fr. dikein to throw] (bef. 12c) 1 a: a more or less concave vessel from which food is served b: the contents of a dish "a ~ of strawberries"

2. a: food prepared in a particular way b: something one particularly enjoys: cup of tea 3 a (1): any of various shallow concave vessels; broadly: anything shallowly concave (2): a directional receiver having a concave usu. parabolic reflector; esp: one used as a microwave antenna b: the state of being concave or the degree of concavity

4. a: something that is favored "entertainment that is just his ~" b: an attractive or sexy person

[2]dish vt (14c) 1: to put (as food for serving) into a dish--often used with up

2: present--usu. used with up

3: to make concave like a dish ~ vi: to pass to a teammate (as in basketball)--usu. used with off

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