plural noun, singular die.
verb (used with object), diced, dic·ing.
verb (used without object), diced, dic·ing.
Origin of dice
Related formsdic·er, noun
Definition for dice (2 of 2)
noun, plural dies for 1, 2, 4, dice for 3.
- any of various devices for cutting or forming material in a press or a stamping or forging machine.
- a hollow device of steel, often composed of several pieces to be fitted into a stock, for cutting the threads of bolts or the like.
- one of the separate pieces of such a device.
- a steel block or plate with small conical holes through which wire, plastic rods, etc., are drawn.
verb (used with object), died, die·ing.
Origin of die2
Examples from the Web for dice
So why are so many wealthy Florida business owners lining up to roll the dice?
Instead, Obama, like Jon Stewart, uses jokes that slice and dice his targets by name.
Healthy individuals had lucked out while their sick relatives simple ended up with a bad genetic roll of the dice.
We learning how to dice an onion into perfect, tiny cubes (the secret is not to remove the root when you peel the skin).Thai Curry Therapy At London’s L’Atelier Des Chefs|Emma Woolf|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dice had just finished a stand-up show in Westbury, and his manager phoned to tell him Woody Allen wanted a meeting.Andrew Dice Clay on ‘Blue Jasmine,’ His Alleged Misogyny, and More|Marlow Stern|July 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I have adopted Schlegel's reading, which substitutes Dwapara for Kali, as possessing the dice.Nala and Damayanti and Other Poems|Henry Hart Milman
Remove the bones; add boiled rice and the turkey meat cut into dice pieces.365 Foreign Dishes|Unknown
I also imagined that he played falsely at cards and cheated at dice; besides which he possessed many other bad qualities.The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2 (of 2)|Bernal Diaz del Castillo
Or a fugitive fleeing from country to country, just as the dice fall.The Golden Age in Transylvania|Mr Jkai
The rabbi counted out two hundred dollars, but before the Wildcat threw the dice the Mud Turtle beside him spoke up.Lady Luck|Hugh Wiley
British Dictionary definitions for dice (1 of 3)
Derived Formsdicer, noun
Word Origin for dice
British Dictionary definitions for dice (2 of 3)
verb dies, dying or died (mainly intr)
Word Origin for die
British Dictionary definitions for dice (3 of 3)
- a shaped block of metal or other hard material used to cut or form metal in a drop forge, press, or similar device
- a tool of metal, silicon carbide, or other hard material with a conical hole through which wires, rods, or tubes are drawn to reduce their diameter
Word Origin for die
Medicine definitions for dice
Idioms and Phrases with dice (1 of 2)
see load the dice; no deal (dice).
Idioms and Phrases with dice (2 of 2)
In addition to the idioms beginning with die
- die away
- die down
- die for
- die hard
- die in harness
- die is cast, the
- die laughing
- die off
- die out
- die to
- die with one's boots on
- curl up (and die)
- do or die
- it's to die
- never say die