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Dictionary definition for: Dish

1. (n) 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"

2. (v) 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"

3. (n) a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"

4. (v) make concave; shape like a dish

5. (n) the quantity that a dish will hold; "they served me a dish of rice"

6. (n) a very attractive or seductive looking woman

7. (n) directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation

8. (n) 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"

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