dice Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “dice” - English Dictionary

"dice" in American English

See all translations

diceplural noun

us   /dɑɪs/
  • dice plural noun (GAME)

two small cubes (= square, box-shaped solids) that are the same, each with a different number of spots on each of its six sides, used in games

diceverb [T]

us   /dɑɪs/
  • dice verb [T] (CUT)

to cut food into small squares: Peel and dice the carrots.
(Definition of dice from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"dice" in British English

See all translations

dicenoun [C]

uk   /daɪs/ us   /daɪs/ plural dice
  • dice noun [C] (GAME)

C2 US also or old use 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.
[U] any game involving chance in which dice are thrown: Let's play dice.

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

Idioms

diceverb

uk   /daɪs/ us   /daɪs/
(Definition of dice from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dice”
in Korean 주사위…
in Arabic الزَّهْر…
in Malaysian dadu…
in French dé…
in Russian кубик для игры…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遊戲, 骰子, 擲骰子類遊戲…
in Italian dado…
in Turkish zar…
in Polish kostka (do gry)…
in Spanish dado…
in Vietnamese súc sắc…
in Portuguese dado…
in Thai ลูกเต๋า…
in German der Würfel…
in Catalan dau…
in Japanese さいころ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 游戏, 骰子, 掷骰子类游戏…
in Indonesian dadu…
What is the pronunciation of dice?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ray

a narrow beam of light, heat, etc. travelling in a straight line from its place of origin

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More