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1. tray

noun. ['ˈtreɪ'] an open receptacle for holding or displaying or serving articles or food.

Synonyms

  • salver
  • cheeseboard
  • inkstand
  • cheese tray
  • receptacle
  • alms dish
  • lazy Susan
  • icetray
  • tea tray
  • turntable
  • alms tray

Antonyms

  • in-basket

Etymology

  • traye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • trayen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • trair (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • treye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • treg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Tray

  • waga
  • compusa
  • communique
  • yakutakay
  • redisplay
  • papier-mache
  • l'espalier
  • cluj
  • cabriolet
  • underplay
  • societe
  • san-jose
  • naivete
  • mcgarvey
  • jonbenet
  • intraday
  • dunlavey
  • chevrolet
  • buga
  • aaa
  • zepa
  • underway
  • underpay
  • santa-fe
  • pinochet
  • overstay
  • overplay
  • monterrey
  • meservey
  • mcstay

Example sentences of the word tray


1. Noun, singular or mass
Assemble your cake on a large cake board or tray.

Quotes containing the word tray


1. Blake took a small roll from the tray on the table, then put it back in favor of a larger one. And maybe a little butter. It certainly couldn't hurt. And jam...no, he drew the line at jam. She was a spy, after all.
- Julia Quinn, To Catch an Heiress

2. in-tray

noun. a wood or metal receptacle placed on your desk to hold your incoming material.

Synonyms

  • in-basket

Antonyms

  • in-basket
  • receptacle

3. out-tray

noun. a wood or metal receptacle placed on your desk to hold your outgoing material.

Synonyms

  • out-basket

Antonyms

  • out-basket
  • receptacle
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