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English definition of “dice”

dice

noun [C] (GAME)    /daɪs/ (plural dice)
C2 (US also or old-fashioned die) a small cube (= object with six equal square sides) with a different number of spots on each side, used in games involving chance: We need two dice to play the game. You roll/throw the dice and whoever gets the highest score goes first.Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks [U] any game involving chance in which dice are thrown: Let's play dice.Gambling and bookmakingTaking risksMiscellaneous games and activities
(Definition of dice noun (GAME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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