dish dish  /ˈdɪʃ/


  1. (n) a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food
  2. (n) a particular item of prepared food
  3. (n) the quantity that a dish will hold
  4. (n) a very attractive or seductive looking woman
  5. (n) directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
  6. (n) an activity that you like or at which you are superior
  7. (v) provide (usually but not necessarily food)
  8. (v) make concave; shape like a dish

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  1. No French dish is as steeped in history, myth and religion as cassoulet.
  2. It's no secret that the cost of a restaurant dish tends to mirror its complexity.
  3. As connoisseurs of their local dish, Beijingers love to debate the merits of convection roasters over peach-wood ovens, or to quibble over sauce recipes.


  1. Dish faces June 18 deadline after deal talks with Sprint falter

    Dish Network’s merger talks with Sprint Nextel collapsed after a series of disagreements, leaving the satellite-TV company with just a week to regroup and try again.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Dish tight-lipped on its response to Sprint-SoftBank deal

    Dish Network remained tight-lipped Tuesday about how it will respond to an updated, rival bid for Sprint Nextelthat makes it more difficult for Dish to submit future offers.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  3. Dish-Sprint Talks Said to Falter in Part Over Breakup-Fee Issue

    Dish Network Corp. (DISH) ’s merger talks with Sprint Nextel Corp. (S) faltered in part over Sprint demanding a $3 billion breakup fee in case the deal didn’t win regulatory approval, according to two people familiar with the discussions.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bloomberg


  1. "If people want to assess the blame to me, that's OK. I mean, I can take whatever it is that people are going to dish out," Williams said. "We had good chemistry. The hand was back there. She was there. I don't know what happened."
    on Aug 21, 2008 By: Lauryn Williams Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The football authorities need to look at themselves," Ferdinand said. "Sepp Blatter likes to speak up about things that are good for FIFA's image. I would love to see them stand up and dish out the right punishments for these incidents. They...
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Rio Ferdinand Source: Times Online

  3. "I damn sure wouldn't want to be lynched or hung up in some city if I put [Kevin] Youkilis behind the dish or something," Johnson said, referring to the Red Sox first baseman. "I would definitely had to gone out and said we had to forfeit...
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Davey Johnson Source: ESPN

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