dice Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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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 ​cutfood into ​smallsquares: Peel and dice the ​carrots.
(Definition of dice from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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dicenoun [C]

uk   us   /daɪs/ (plural dice)

dice noun [C] (GAME)

C2 (US also or old use die) a ​small cube (= ​object with six ​equalsquaresides) with a different ​number of ​spots on each ​side, used in ​gamesinvolvingchance: We need two dice to ​play the ​game. You roll/​throw the dice and whoever gets the ​highestscore goes first. [U] any ​gameinvolvingchance in which dice are ​thrown: Let's ​play dice.
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dice noun [C] (PIECE)

a ​smallsquarepiece of something: Cut the ​potatoes into ​small dice.


uk   us   /daɪs/

dice verb (CUT)

C2 [T] to ​cutfood into ​smallsquares: Peel and dice the ​potatoes. diced ​carrots

dice verb (GAME)

dice with death to do something ​extremelydangerous and ​silly: You're dicing with ​deathdriving at that ​speed on ​icyroads.
(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…
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