(noun, verb)


1. any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills

- the shark is a large fish

- in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish

Definition categories: animal

2. the flesh of fish used as food

- in Japan most fish is eaten raw

- after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat

- they have a chef who specializes in fish

Definition categories: food

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

Similar word(s): pisces

Definition categories: person, individual, mortal, somebody, someone, soul

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

Similar word(s): pisces

Definition categories: location

Sentences with fish as a noun:

- Salmon is a fish.

- The Sun Mother created all the fishes of the world.

- The Sun Mother created all the fish of the world.

- We have many fish in our aquarium.

- The seafood pasta had lots of fish but not enough pasta.

- The fish at the lake didn't prove successful.

- Merely two fishes for information told the whole story.


1. seek indirectly

- fish for compliments

Similar word(s): angle

Definition categories: contact, search, seek

2. catch or try to catch fish or shellfish

- I like to go fishing on weekends

Definition categories: competition, catch, grab

Sentences with fish as a verb:

- She went to the river to fish for trout.

- They fished the surrounding lakes for the dead body.

- Why are you fishing through my things?

- He was fishing for the keys in his pocket.

- The detective visited the local pubs fishing around for more information.

- The actors loitered at the door, fishing for compliments.