Definitions of dish

  1. To put in a dish, ready for the table.
  2. To make concave, or depress in the middle, like a dish; as, to dish a wheel by inclining the spokes.
  3. To frustrate; to beat; to ruin.
  4. To put into a dish for serving at table.
  5. To put in a dish, for table.
  6. To put in a dish.
  7. To place in a dish or dishes; serve, as food.
  8. To make concave, as a wheel.
  9. 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"
  10. make concave; shape like a dish
  11. To be or become concave.
  12. To put in a dish, as meat for table; to make concave like a dish; to disappoint and ruin, or do for See Discus.
  13. To put into a dish; in slang, to render useless; to damage.
  14. 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"
  15. a very attractive or seductive looking woman
  16. the quantity that a dish will hold; " they served me a dish of rice"
  17. a particular item of prepared food; " she prepared a special dish for dinner"
  18. A vessel, as a platter, a plate, a bowl, used for serving up food at the table.
  19. The state of being concave, or like a dish, or the degree of such concavity; as, the dish of a wheel.
  20. A hollow place, as in a field.
  21. A trough about 28 inches long, 4 deep, and 6 wide, in which ore is measured.
  22. That portion of the produce of a mine which is paid to the land owner or proprietor.
  23. The food served in a dish; hence, any particular kind of food; as, a cold dish; a warm dish; a delicious dish. A dish fit for the gods.
  24. A deep or shallow hollow vessel with a rimmed edge, used for serving food; food served in a dish.
  25. A plate: a vessel in which food is served: the food in a dish: a particular kind of food.
  26. A shallow vessel, esp. for serving food; article of food.
  27. A concave vessel for serving food at meals.
  28. The food served in a dish.
  29. Concavity.
  30. Dishful.
  31. A shallow vessel for serving up food at the table; the food served in a dish; a particular kind of food; a concavity; a trough in which ore is measured.
  32. Any article of domestic use, broad and open, used for serving up food; also the contents of any such vessel.