English Thesaurus

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  1. platter, dish, dinner plate, salver, trencher (archaic) •  Scott piled his plate with food.
  2. helping, course, serving, dish, portion, platter, plateful •  a huge plate of bacon and eggs
  3. layer, panel, sheet, slab •  The beam is strengthened by a steel plate 6 millimetres thick.
  4. plaque, sign, nameplate, door plate, cartouche •  a brass plate on his office door
  5. illustration, picture, photograph, print, engraving, lithograph •  The book has 55 colour plates.


  1. coat, gild, laminate, face, cover, silver, nickel, overlay, electroplate, anodize, platinize •  small steel balls plated with chrome or gold

'plate' in Other Languages

  • British English: plate A plate is a round or oval flat dish used to hold food.Anita pushed her plate away.pleɪt NOUN
  • Arabic: صَحْن
  • Brazilian Portuguese: prato
  • Chinese: 盘子
  • Croatian: tanjur
  • Czech: talíř
  • Danish: tallerken
  • Dutch: bord
  • European Spanish: platoutensilio
  • Finnish: lautanen
  • French: assiette
  • German: Teller Teller
  • Greek: πιάτο
  • Italian: piatto
  • Japanese: 平皿
  • Korean: 접시
  • Norwegian: tallerken
  • Polish: talerz
  • Portuguese: prato
  • Romanian: farfurie farfurii
  • Russian: тарелка
  • Spanish: platorecipiente bajo y redondo
  • Swedish: tallrik
  • Thai: จาน
  • Turkish: tabak
  • Ukrainian: тарілка
  • Vietnamese: đĩađựng thức ăn


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