Fish Synonyms

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To complain or find fault in a petty or nagging way
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Any of various other flatfishes of family Scophthalmidae that are found in marine or brackish waters.
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A product or an outcome:
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The definition of a shoal is a large group, particularly of fish, or a sandy, shallow area of water.
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Any of a family (Toxotidae) of freshwater percoid fishes of Australasia
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By extension, various vaguely related marine or freshwater fishes.
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One of several species of marine gadoid fishes, of the genera Phycis, Merluccius, and allies.
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Any of various marine food fishes having delicate white flesh, especially several hakes of the genus Merluccius and several kingfishes of the genus Menticirrhus.
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Of or pertaining to fishing.
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A continuous length or extent of something:
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(Archaic) To defeat in a lawsuit; to decide against; to convict.
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To move with a sinuous motion like that of an eel.
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To refine or extract (metal) in this way
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To put the sole of (a golf club) on the ground, as in preparing to make a stroke.
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the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20
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A tuna (Thunnus alalunga) with unusually long pectoral fins, important as a game and food fish in all warm seas; loosely, other similar scombroid fishes
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Any of a family (Sphyraenidae) of fierce, pikelike percoid fishes of tropical seas: some species are edible
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A large tropical fish, the skipjack, allied to the tunny, Katsuwonus pelamis.
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A voracious ganoid fish, Amia calva, the last survivor of the order Amiiformes, found in the fresh waters of the United States.
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A large freshwater gamefish of the pike family, native to the lakes and rivers of eastern and middle western North America; Esox masquinongy.
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(Archaic, zoology) A small, handsome trout, Salvelinus oquassa, found in some of the lakes in Maine. [fell out of use around 1920]
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Any of various small, North American pike fishes (genus Esox)
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Any of various small South American freshwater bony fishes (family Serrasalmidae, order Cypriniformes) having strong jaws and very sharp teeth: they hunt in schools, attacking any animals, including human beings
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The flatfish, Hippoglossoides platessoides, of the North American Atlantic; the American plaice.
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Peprilus simillimus, the Pacific pompano.
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A large, fierce mackerel shark (Lamna nasus) of the N Atlantic, that brings forth living young
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Any of various fishes having reddish fins, as a pickerel (Esox americanus) of E North America
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Any of various fishes with a reddish coloration, as the red drum
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Any of various large freshwater and marine fishes of the family Acipenseridae of the Northern Hemisphere, having ganoid scales and edible flesh and valued for their roe, which is used for caviar, and their swim bladders, which are used to make isinglass.
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A deciduous shrub or small tree (Euonymus atropurpureus) of eastern North America, having small purplish flowers, pink fruit containing scarlet arils, and red foliage in the autumn.
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Of or pertaining to ichthyology. Adjective form of ichthyology.
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(Informal) To give a specific point of view to (a story, report, etc.)
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A thing or animal that darts
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Any of several large sea basses (esp. genera Epinephelus and Mycteroperca) found in warm seas
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Like a fish
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A french fry:
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(Zoology) A generic term for organisms in the ocean that are capable of swimming independently of currents.
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(Bristolian) To run or go somewhere quickly.
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An edible sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) of North American lakes and streams, having a dark spot on the dorsal fin.
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Any of various trouts (esp. genus Coregonus) found in the colder lakes of the NE U.S. and of Canada
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A large, voracious percoid game fish (Rachycentron canadum) found in warm seas: it has a conspicuous black stripe along each side of the body
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Any of various fishes of the group Coelacanthiformes or Actinistia, having lobed, fleshy fins. Coelacanths are crossopterygians, the ancient group of lobe-finned fishes that gave rise to land vertebrates. They were known only from Paleozoic and Mesozoic fossils until a living species ( Latimeria chalumnae ) was found in the Indian Ocean in 1938. A second Latimeria species was described in 1999.
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Any of various fishes, especially an ocean sunfish or a pufferfish, having or capable of assuming a globular shape.
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Any of a family (Gobiidae) of small, predatory, spiny-finned percoid fishes of tropical and subtropical seas: the pelvic fins are united as a suction disk that clings to rocky surfaces
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Of, pertaining to, or like fish; piscine.
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Of or pertaining to fishermen or fishing.
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A fossil of a fish.
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(Obsolete) To trail; to draggle.
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A suffix used to form the names of various chemical compounds, especially the second part of the name of a compound that has two members (such as sodium chloride ) or the name of a general type of compound (such as polysaccharide ).
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(Nonstandard, New England, humorous) Simple past tense and past participle of screw.
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Any of an order (Petromyzoniformes) of jawless fishes with a funnel-shaped mouth surrounded by rasping teeth with which it bores into the flesh of other fishes to suck their blood
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Any of several stocky North American freshwater catfishes of the genus Ameiurus, having a tail that is not forked.
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Any of numerous scaleless, chiefly freshwater fishes of the order Siluriformes, characteristically having whiskerlike barbels extending from the upper jaw.
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Any of a family (Sparidae) of marine percoid food fishes having spiny fins and a wide body covered with large scales, as the scup, the pinfish, and the sheepshead
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Relating to or characteristic of fishes.
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To give a hint:
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Any small fish that can be fried whole in a pan
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Pisces is a water sign.
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Habitually feeding on fish. Terns and cormorants are piscivorous birds.
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Anything very small or trifling
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To press lightly in a repetitive motion with a soft object without rubbing.
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To gut or clean (fish).
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An American fresh-water fish, of various species of Pomotis and allied genera, which are also called sunfishes and pondfishes.
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To produce, in bellringing, a clam or clangor; to cause to clang.
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To try to catch suspended or floating fruit with the teeth
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(Biology) feeding on fish
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Mallotus villosus, a type of smelt found in the Atlantic and Arctic oceans.
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Of fishes, fishermen, or fishing
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To fish for shrimp
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Either of two edible North American sunfishes, the black crappie or the white crappie.
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Any of a family (Zoarcidae, order Gadiformes) of marine bony fishes that resemble eels
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To cast artificial flies with a fly rod, as in fishing.
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Any of several species similar in appearance.
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To fish from a slow moving boat.
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(Intransitive, fishing, by extension) To fish using a line and bait or lures trailed behind a boat similarly to trawling; to lure fish with bait. [from circa 1600]
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To catch or ensnare in a net:
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To use a seine, to fish with a seine.
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(Uncountable, countable) Fish, shellfish, seaweed, and other edible aquatic life.
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Words Related to Fish

Any of several other troutlike fishes
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(Australia, UK) A sea turtle.
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Any of several edible bivalve mollusks of the family Ostreidae, having a rough, irregularly shaped shell attached to the substrate in shallow marine waters. Oysters are widely cultivated for food.
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The flesh of a lobster used as food.
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(Informal) An impressive example:
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To expect or demand:
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Find another word for fish. In this page you can discover 118 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for fish, like: piscis (Latin), trout, carp, turbot, spawn, (fossilfish). fishes, shoal, archerfish, chimaera, chub and hake.