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Definition 1: grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished - [noun denoting food]

(rice is a kind of ...) foodstuff rich in natural starch (especially potatoes, rice, bread)

(rice is a kind of ...) foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses

(... is a kind of rice ) unpolished rice retaining the yellowish-brown outer layer

(... is a kind of rice ) having husk or outer brown layers removed

(... is a kind of rice ) rice in the husk either gathered or still in the field

(... is part of rice) yields the staple food of 50 percent of world's population

Definition 2: United States playwright (1892-1967) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for rice in the sense of this definition

(rice is an instance of ...) someone who writes plays

Definition 3: English lyricist who frequently worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber (born in 1944) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for rice in the sense of this definition

(rice is an instance of ...) a person who writes the words for songs

Definition 4: annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper - [noun denoting plant]

(rice is a kind of ...) grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet

(... is a kind of rice ) yields the staple food of 50 percent of world's population

(... is a member of rice) rice

(rice is made of the substance ...) Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot

Definition 5: sieve so that it becomes the consistency of rice - [verb of contact]

Samples where rice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • rice the potatoes

(rice is a kind of ...) separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements

"sift the flour"

(rice belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

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