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1. fish

noun. ['ˈfɪʃ'] any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills.

Synonyms

  • Anabas testudineus
  • bottom-feeder
  • cartilaginous fish
  • caudal fin
  • chondrichthian
  • bottom-dweller
  • fishbone
  • climbing perch
  • shoal
  • milt
  • game fish
  • spawner
  • northern snakehead
  • tail fin
  • rough fish
  • roe
  • bony fish
  • young fish
  • fingerling
  • lateral line organ
  • sport fish
  • Pisces
  • mouthbreeder
  • school
  • lateral line
  • aquatic vertebrate
  • bottom lurkers
  • fish scale
  • fin
  • A. testudineus

Antonyms

  • homocercal fin
  • stay
  • effector
  • day school

Etymology

  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Fish

  • mcnish
  • mclish
  • mcclish
  • ladish
  • demisch
  • commish
  • trish
  • swish
  • krisch
  • klish
  • frisch
  • blish
  • wisz
  • wish
  • wisch
  • tish
  • tisch
  • rish
  • risch
  • mish
  • misch
  • lish
  • kish
  • kisch
  • gish
  • fisch
  • dish
  • disch
  • bish
  • bisch

How do you pronounce fish?

Pronounce fish as fɪʃ.

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How to spell fish? Is it fois? Or fis? Common misspellings are:

  • fois
  • fis

Example sentences of the word fish


1. Noun, singular or mass
Burn the fish if nothing else is possible.

2. Adjective
Lean meat, poultry without skin and most fish have little or no effect on IBS.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
They fish for bass on stocked waterways during the catch-and-release trip.

Quotes containing the word fish


1. Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
- Anonymous

2. He who does not love his own language is worse than an animal and smelly fish.
- Jose Rizal

3. When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
- Mark Twain

2. oyster-fish

noun. a variety of toadfish.

Synonyms

  • oysterfish
  • Opsanus tau
  • toadfish

3. thread-fish

noun. fish having greatly elongated front rays on dorsal and anal fins.

Synonyms

  • Alectis
  • jack
  • genus Alectis
  • threadfish

4. pork-fish

noun. black and gold grunt found from Bermuda to Caribbean to Brazil.

Synonyms

  • Anisotremus virginicus
  • porkfish
  • grunt
  • genus Anisotremus

5. shrimp-fish

noun. slender tropical shallow-water East Indian fish covered with transparent plates.

Synonyms

  • family Centriscidae
  • shrimpfish
  • Centriscidae
  • teleost fish
  • teleostan

Antonyms

  • spiny-finned fish

6. fish

noun. ['ˈfɪʃ'] the flesh of fish used as food.

Synonyms

  • salmon
  • gray mullet
  • eel
  • scrod
  • schrod
  • anchovy
  • hake
  • solid food
  • food
  • grey mullet
  • mullet
  • panfish
  • stockfish
  • smelt
  • rock salmon
  • trout
  • shad
  • alewife

Antonyms

  • achromatic color
  • achromatic
  • spiny-finned fish
  • cool

Etymology

  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. fish

verb. ['ˈfɪʃ'] seek indirectly.

Synonyms

  • angle
  • seek
  • search

Antonyms

  • walk
  • straight line
  • repel
  • get off

Etymology

  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. fish

verb. ['ˈfɪʃ'] catch or try to catch fish or shellfish.

Synonyms

  • angle
  • crab
  • take hold of
  • rail
  • shrimp
  • scallop
  • shark
  • catch
  • grab
  • brail
  • net fish
  • scollop
  • trawl
  • prawn
  • seine

Antonyms

  • reentrant angle
  • oblique angle
  • straighten
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. Fish

noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • Pisces
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker

10. Fish

noun. the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20.

Synonyms

  • Pisces

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
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