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Synonyms for fish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fishnoun

    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"

  2. fishnoun

    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"

  3. Pisces, Fishnoun

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

  4. Pisces, Pisces the Fishes, Fishverb

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

  5. fish, angleverb

    seek indirectly

    "fish for compliments"

    tip, slant, lean, angle, tilt, weight

  6. fishverb

    catch or try to catch fish or shellfish

    "I like to go fishing on weekends"


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fishverb

    ANGLE, BOB, try to catch fish

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fishnoun

    fry, alevin (young fish), ichthyolite, monilife

  2. fishverb

    angle, trawl, troll, poach (fish unlawfully)


  1. List of known nicknames for "Fish":

    Derek William Dick, Marillion, Derek Dick

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How to use fish in a sentence?

  1. The Times:

    Call the police! I just saved a fish’s life, how about that? How about that?

  2. Shyla Raghav:

    There's a lot of rampant overfishing that's affecting fish stocks around the world.

  3. Steve Feltham:

    We get sonar contacts with things that are far bigger than any fish that should live in this body of water, we only get one or two decent sightings a year.

  4. Michael Franklin:

    I've been fishing this bay all my life since I was old enough to fish, and I've never seen it like this.

  5. Frank Bonnet:

    We could already learn which features are relevant for the fish for social integration, we can also learn the hierarchy in fish societies, if for instance there are some leaders, and what are the important aspects to become a leader in fish groups, and how the fish are collectively taking decisions.

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