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British English: /pleɪt/
American English: /pleɪt/

Translation of plate in German:


  • 1 (for food)
    Teller, der
    (large plate for serving food)
    Platte, die
    (American English) (main course on one plate)
    (American English) (food for one person)
    Gedeck, das
    a plate of soup/sandwiches
    ein Teller Suppe/belegte Brote od. mit belegten Broten
    have something handed to one on a plate [figurative]
    etwas auf silbernem Tablett serviert bekommen
    have a lot etc. on one's plate [figurative]
    viel usw. am Hals od. um die Ohren haben
  • 2
    (for collection in church)
    Teller für die Kollekte
  • 3
    (sheet of metal etc.)
    Platte, die
  • 4
    (metal plate with name etc.)
    Schild, das
    [number] plate put up one's plate
    seine eigene Praxis eröffnen
  • 6no pl., no indef. art. (British English) (tableware)
    [Tafel]silber, das
    (gold) (pewter)
    Zinn, das
    (plated) See examples:[made of] real silver, not plate
    aus echtem Silber, nicht nur versilbert
  • 7 (for engraving, printing)
    Platte, die
    Stich, der
    [Bild]tafel, die
    printing plate
    Druckplatte, die
  • 10
    (American English) (Electronics)
    Anode, die
  • 12
    (in baseball)
    Wurfmal, das

transitive verb

  • 1
    plate something [with gold/silver/chromium]
    etwas vergolden/versilbern/verchromen

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