bread S2 W3 [uncountable]
a type of food made from flour and water that is mixed together and then baked:
Would you like some bread with your soup?
the smell of fresh bread
Could you cut me a slice of bread please?
a piece of bread and butter
white/brown/rye etc bread
a brown bread sandwich
the work that provides you with most of the money that you need in order to live:
Writing is my bread and butter.
to know which people to be nice to in order to get advantages for yourself
4 old-fashioned informal