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DICE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dice mean? 

DICE (noun)
  The noun DICE has 1 sense:

1. small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces; used to generate random numbers

  Familiarity information: DICE used as a noun is very rare.


DICE (verb)
  The verb DICE has 2 senses:

1. cut into cubes
2. play dice

  Familiarity information: DICE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DICE (noun)


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Meaning:

Small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces; used to generate random numbers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

dice; die

Hypernyms ("dice" is a kind of...):

cube; square block (a block in the (approximate) shape of a cube)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "dice"):

five-spot (a playing card or a domino or a die whose upward face shows five pips)

four-spot (a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips)

six-spot (a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six pips)


DICE (verb)


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Meaning:

Cut into cubes

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

dice; cube

Context example:

cube the cheese

Hypernyms (to "dice" is one way to...):

cut (separate with or as if with an instrument)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something

Sentence example:

The chefs dice the vegetables


Sense 2dice [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Play dice

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Hypernyms (to "dice" is one way to...):

gamble (play games for money)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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