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

Translation of plate in German:


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

transitive verb

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