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Synonyms for dish

Synonyms for dish

a particular item of prepared food

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the quantity that a dish will hold

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a very attractive or seductive looking woman

directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation

an activity that you like or at which you are superior

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provide (usually but not necessarily food)

make concave

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Thinking it both unfair and unkind to deprive her of any good qualities that were handy, the boy took down every bottle on the shelf and poured some of the contents in Margolotte's dish. No one saw him do this, for all were looking at the Powder of Life; but soon the woman remembered what she had been doing, and came back to the cupboard.
"Let's see," she remarked; "I was about to give my girl a little 'Cleverness,' which is the Doctor's substitute for 'Intelligence'--a quality he has not yet learned how to manufacture." Taking down the bottle of "Cleverness" she added some of the powder to the heap on the dish. Ojo became a bit uneasy at this, for he had already put quite a lot of the "Cleverness" powder in the dish; but he dared not interfere and so he comforted himself with the thought that one cannot have too much cleverness.
Margolotte now carried the dish of brains to the bench.
"In that case," said Sancho, "let senor doctor see among the dishes that are on the table what will do me most good and least harm, and let me eat it, without tapping it with his stick; for by the life of the governor, and so may God suffer me to enjoy it, but I'm dying of hunger; and in spite of the doctor and all he may say, to deny me food is the way to take my life instead of prolonging it."
This sounded nonsense, but Alice very obediently got up, and carried the dish round, and the cake divided itself into three pieces as she did so.
"That may have been magic food, my dear, and for that reason perhaps it won't be very nourishing; but I'm willing to say it tasted as good as anything I ever et." Then she added, in a louder voice: "Who's going to do the dishes?"
For, sure enough, when she looked at the dishes they had a moment before left upon the table, she found them all washed and dried and piled up into neat stacks.
"Can you wash dishes right?" asked Marilla distrustfully.
"Yes, you may wash the dishes. Take plenty of hot water, and be sure you dry them well.
Anne washed the dishes deftly enough, as Marilla who kept a sharp eye on the process, discerned.
"The dishes must go in here among the carpets," said she.
"These- yes, these must go among the carpets," she said, referring to the Saxony china dishes.
Dirk Stroeve flattered himself on his skill in cooking Italian dishes, and I confess that his spaghetti were very much better than his pictures.
The dishes were of precious metals set with brilliant jewels and the good things to eat which were placed upon them were countless in number and of exquisite flavor.
DISH said it had provided information to the special committee in response to their information requests and will continue to provide additional information.