Need another word that means the same as “tray”? Find 3 synonyms and 30 related words for “tray” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Tray” are: platter, plate, dish
Tray as a Noun
Definitions of "Tray" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “tray” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- An open receptacle for holding or displaying or serving articles or food.
- A flat, shallow container with a raised rim, typically used for carrying food and drink, or for holding small items or loose material.
Synonyms of "Tray" as a noun (3 Words)
|dish||The quantity that a dish will hold.|
The cats water dish.
|plate||An amount of food on a plate.|
The book contains sixty colour plates.
|platter||A quantity of food served on a platter.|
Huge platters of cooked meat.
Usage Examples of "Tray" as a noun
- A baking tray.
- They ate supper off a tray in front of the fire.
- Seed trays.
Associations of "Tray" (30 Words)
|bin||The quantity contained in a bin.|
She was a bit weird so I binned her off.
|bowl||The contents of a bowl.|
A toilet bowl.
|carton||The quantity contained in a carton.|
A carton of milk.
|chopstick||Each of a pair of small, thin, tapered sticks of wood, ivory, or plastic, held together in one hand and used as eating utensils especially by the Chinese and the Japanese.|
|circular||Having a circular shape.|
A circular letter was sent asking for support.
|coaster||A person who inhabits a specified coast.|
A West coaster.
|container||A large metal box of a standard design and size used for the transport of goods by road, rail, sea, or air.|
The cakes will keep for up to two weeks if kept in an airtight container.
|cup||Form one s hand or hands into the curved shape of a cup.|
He put the cup back in the saucer.
We often dine with friends in this restaurant.
|dinner||A party of people assembled to have dinner together.|
A dinner in honour of his homecoming.
|dish||The food contained or served in a dish.|
The cats water dish.
|fork||Dig or move something with a fork.|
Turn right at the next fork.
|funnel||A thing resembling a funnel in shape or function.|
The wind funnelled down through the valley.
|gobble||Eat (something) hurriedly and noisily.|
These old houses just gobble up money.
|gourd||A drinking or water container made from the hollowed and dried skin of a gourd.|
|grail||(in medieval legend) the cup or platter used by Christ at the Last Supper, and in which Joseph of Arimathea received Christ’s blood at the Cross. Quests for it undertaken by medieval knights are described in versions of the Arthurian legends written from the early 13th century onward.|
A cure for the common cold is the medical holy grail.
His lids would stay open no longer.
|meal||The food eaten during a meal.|
A bar serving light meals.
|mortar||Attack or bombard with a mortar.|
Mortars and machine guns.
|pestle||Crush or grind with a pestle.|
She measured seeds into the mortar and pestled them to powder.
|potluck||Whatever happens to be available especially when offered to an unexpected guest or when brought by guests and shared by all.|
Having arrived unannounced we had to take potluck.
|receptacle||A structure supporting the sexual organs in some algae, mosses, and liverworts.|
Fast food receptacles.
|salver||A tray, typically one made of silver and used in formal circumstances.|
|saucer||Something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate.|
|spoon||The contents of a spoon.|
He added two spoons of sugar.
|table||A piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it.|
She sets a fine table.
|tumbler||A glass with a flat bottom but no handle or stem; originally had a round bottom.|
|tureen||A deep covered dish from which soup is served.|
|utensil||A tool, container, or other article, especially for household use.|