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dishes meaning

EN[ˈdɪʃɪz] [-ɪʃɪz]
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    Definition of dishes in English Dictionary

  • NounBFdishPREdis-
    1. plural of dish.
      1. (plural only) Dishwashing.
        1. After dinner they had to do the dishes.
    2. VerbBFdishPRdishingPT, PPdished
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of dish.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • If you put that weight on the edge of the tray, it will unbalance it and dump all of the dishes on the floor.
          • In spite of the sultry day, they were eating steaming dishes ordered from a menu that included kimchi stew, galbijjim or braised short ribs, and bibimbap, rice with squid served in a hot stone bowl.
          • The tabloid newspaper was eager to dish the dirt on celebrities.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • They drew straws to see who had to wash the dishes.
          • The orange zest gives the strong flavors in this dish.
          • It was made from the furmint grape, which is better known in Hungary’s lusciously sweet tokays, but this was delicate, floral and just right with a tart chicken curry dish.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Plurals
              • Plurals ending in "-es"
              • Noun plural forms
                • Plurals ending in "-es"
              • Nouns with common ending formations
                • Plurals ending in "-es"
                • Pluralia tantum
                • Verbs
                  • Verb forms
                    • Verb singular forms
                      • Third-person singular forms
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                1. en dishes up
                2. en dishes out
                Source: Wiktionary

                Meaning of dishes for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "dishes" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form, a nouns with common ending formation and a pluralia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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