|Origin:||disc, from Latin discus 'disk, plate'|
a flat container with low sides, for serving food from or cooking food in [↪ bowl]:
a serving dish
an ovenproof dish
a large dish of spaghetti
all the plates, cups, bowls etc that have been used to eat a meal and need to be washed
do/wash the dishes
I'll just do the dishes before we go.
food cooked or prepared in a particular way as a meal:
a wonderful pasta dish
The menu includes a wide selection of vegetarian dishes.
This soup is substantial enough to serve as a main dish (=the biggest part of a meal).
something that is shaped like a dish:
a soap dish
5 informal old-fashioned
someone who is sexually attractive