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dice

[ dahys ]
/ daɪs /
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plural noun, singular die.

verb (used with object), diced,dic·ing.

verb (used without object), diced,dic·ing.

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Idioms for dice

    no dice, Informal. of no use or help; ineffective.

Origin of dice

1300–50; Middle English dees, dis, dyce (singular and plural), dyces (plural) <Old French de(i)z, dés (plural); see die2

OTHER WORDS FROM dice

dicer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dice

dice
/ (daɪs) /

pl n

verb

Derived forms of dice

dicer, noun

Word Origin for dice

C14: plural of die ²
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Idioms and Phrases with dice

dice

see load the dice; no deal (dice).

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