TRAY: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for TRAY?

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.
Definitions of "Tray" as a noun

Synonyms of "Tray" as a noun (3 Words)

dishThe quantity that a dish will hold.
The cats water dish.
plateAn amount of food on a plate.
The book contains sixty colour plates.
platterA quantity of food served on a platter.
Huge platters of cooked meat.
Synonyms of "Tray" as a noun (3 Words)

Usage Examples of "Tray" as a noun

  • A baking tray.
  • They ate supper off a tray in front of the fire.
  • Seed trays.
Usage Examples of "Tray" as a noun

Associations of "Tray" (30 Words)

binThe quantity contained in a bin.
She was a bit weird so I binned her off.
bowlThe contents of a bowl.
A toilet bowl.
cartonThe quantity contained in a carton.
A carton of milk.
chopstickEach 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.
circularHaving a circular shape.
A circular letter was sent asking for support.
coasterA person who inhabits a specified coast.
A West coaster.
containerA 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.
cupForm one s hand or hands into the curved shape of a cup.
He put the cup back in the saucer.
dineEat dinner.
We often dine with friends in this restaurant.
dinnerA party of people assembled to have dinner together.
A dinner in honour of his homecoming.
dishThe food contained or served in a dish.
The cats water dish.
forkDig or move something with a fork.
Turn right at the next fork.
funnelA thing resembling a funnel in shape or function.
The wind funnelled down through the valley.
gobbleEat (something) hurriedly and noisily.
These old houses just gobble up money.
gourdA 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.
lidAn eyelid.
His lids would stay open no longer.
mealThe food eaten during a meal.
A bar serving light meals.
mortarAttack or bombard with a mortar.
Mortars and machine guns.
pestleCrush or grind with a pestle.
She measured seeds into the mortar and pestled them to powder.
potluckWhatever 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.
receptacleA structure supporting the sexual organs in some algae, mosses, and liverworts.
Fast food receptacles.
salverA tray, typically one made of silver and used in formal circumstances.
saucerSomething with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate.
spoonThe contents of a spoon.
He added two spoons of sugar.
tableA piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it.
She sets a fine table.
tumblerA glass with a flat bottom but no handle or stem; originally had a round bottom.
tureenA deep covered dish from which soup is served.
utensilA tool, container, or other article, especially for household use.
Kitchen utensils.
Associations of "Tray" (30 Words)

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