Definition of Fish

1. Noun. Any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills. "In the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"

2. Verb. Seek indirectly. "Fish for compliments"
Exact synonyms: Angle
Generic synonyms: Look For, Search, Seek

3. Noun. The flesh of fish used as food. "They have a chef who specializes in fish"

4. Verb. Catch or try to catch fish or shellfish. "The men fish for animals in the area"; "I like to go fishing on weekends"
Specialized synonyms: Crab, Seine, Scallop, Scollop, Rail, Brail, Angle, Shrimp, Net Fish, Shark, Trawl, Still-fish, Prawn
Generic synonyms: Catch, Grab, Take Hold Of
Derivative terms: Fisher, Fishery, Fishing, Fishing

5. Noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces.
Exact synonyms: Pisces
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Category relationships: Astrology, Star Divination

6. Noun. The twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20.

Definition of Fish

1. n. A counter, used in various games.

2. n. A name loosely applied in popular usage to many animals of diverse characteristics, living in the water.

3. v. i. To attempt to catch fish; to be employed in taking fish, by any means, as by angling or drawing a net.

4. v. t. To catch; to draw out or up; as, to fish up an anchor.

Definition of Fish

1. Initialism. (genetics) w:Fluorescent in situ hybridization fluorescent in-situ hybridization; a technique used to identify whether a DNA sample has a specific sequence. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname dot=, from=common nouns) from the common noun fish. ¹

3. Noun. A cold-blooded vertebrate animal that lives in water, moving with the help of fins and breathing with gills. ¹

4. Noun. (context: collectively) (plural of fish) ¹

5. Noun. (context: possibly archaic) Any animal that lives exclusively in water. ¹

6. Noun. The flesh of the fish used as food. ¹

7. Noun. A period of time spent fishing. ¹

8. Noun. An instance of seeking something. ¹

9. Noun. A card game in which the object is to obtain pairs of cards. ¹

10. Noun. (uncountable derogatory slang) A woman. ¹

11. Noun. (slang) An easy victim for swindling. ¹

12. Noun. (nautical) A makeshift overlapping longitudinal brace used to temporarily repair or extend a spar or mast of a ship. ¹

13. Noun. (nautical) Torpedo ¹

14. Noun. (poker slang) A bad poker player. ¹

15. Adjective. Of or relating to fish; piscine; ichthyic. ¹

16. Verb. (intransitive) To try to catch fish, whether successfully or not. ¹

17. Verb. (transitive) To try to find something other than fish in (a body of water). ¹

18. Verb. (intransitive) To attempt to find or get hold of an object by searching among other objects. ¹

19. Verb. (intransitive followed by "around") To attempt to obtain information by talking to people. ¹

20. Verb. (intransitive cricket) Of a batsman, to attempt to hit a ball outside off stump and miss it. ¹

21. Verb. (transitive figuratively followed by "for") To attempt to gain. ¹

22. Verb. (nautical) To repair a spar or mast using a brace often called a fish (see NOUN above). ¹

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Definition of Fish

1. to catch or try to catch fish (cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates) [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

Medical Definition of Fish

1. A physical mappingapproach that uses fluorescent tags to detect hybridisation of probes with metaphasechromosomes and with the less-condensed somatic interphase chromatin. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fish

fish (current term)
fish-eating grin
fish-eye lens
fish-mouth meatus
fish-mouth mitral stenosis
fish-odour syndrome

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