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Dice vs. die - Grammarist

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The singular of dice—a plural noun referring to the small cubes used in games of chance—is die. Because the irregular plural is more common than the singular ...

Synonyms

Some synonyms are exactly the same in certain senses—for ... Dice vs. …

Adverse Vs. Averse

Adverse vs. averse. Averse means (1) ... Dice vs. die. Comments. …

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dice.

NOUN

1.a small cube with each side having a different number of spots on it, ranging from one to six, thrown and used in gambling and other games involving chance. See also die.

VERB

1.play or gamble with dice:

"prohibitions on all dancing and dicing"

2.cut (food or other matter) into small cubes:

"dice the peppers" ·

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