Primary Meanings of bread

food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
cover with bread crumbs
informal terms for money
Full Definitions of bread

n food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked

breadstuff, staff of life
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anadama bread
a yeast-raised bread made of white flour and cornmeal and molasses
a small loaf or roll of soft bread
a rich currant cake or bun
bread-stick, breadstick
a crisp stick-shaped roll; often served with soup
Boston brown bread, brown bread
dark steamed bread made of cornmeal wheat and flour with molasses and soda and milk or water
bun, roll
small rounded bread either plain or sweet
caraway seed bread
bread containing caraway seeds
challah, hallah
(Judaism) a loaf of white bread containing eggs and leavened with yeast; often formed into braided loaves and glazed with eggs before baking
cinnamon bread
bread flavored with cinnamon often containing raisins
cracked-wheat bread
bread made with cracked wheat that has been ground fine
a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
a small piece of toasted or fried bread; served in soup or salads
brown bread, dark bread, whole meal bread, whole wheat bread
bread made with whole wheat flour
English muffin
round, raised muffin cooked on a griddle; usually split and toasted before being eaten
any of various breads made from usually unleavened dough
garlic bread
French or Italian bread sliced and spread with garlic butter then crisped in the oven
gluten bread
bread made with gluten flour
a technical name for the bread used in the service of Mass or Holy Communion
loaf, loaf of bread
a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
matzah, matzo, matzoh, unleavened bread
brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
naan, nan
leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop
onion bread
bread containing finely minced onions
raisin bread
bread containing raisins
quick bread
breads made with a leavening agent that permits immediate baking
rye bread
any of various breads made entirely or partly with rye flour
salt-rising bread
white wheat bread raised by a salt-tolerant bacterium in a mixture of salt and either cornmeal or potato pulp
a crisp bread of fine white flour
sour bread, sourdough bread
made with a starter of a small amount of dough in which fermentation is active
slices of bread that have been toasted
thin disk of unleavened bread used in a religious service (especially in the celebration of the Eucharist)
light bread, white bread
bread made with finely ground and usually bleached wheat flour
a long slender crusty breadstick
tea bread
sweetened buns to be eaten with tea
graham bread
bread made of graham (whole wheat) flour
the thin wafer-like bread of Scandinavia
a flat bread made of oat or barley flour; common in New England and Scotland
chapati, chapatti
flat pancake-like bread cooked on a griddle
pita, pocket bread
usually small round bread that can open into a pocket for filling
French loaf
a loaf of French bread
banana bread
moist bread containing banana pulp
date bread
bread containing chopped dates
date-nut bread
bread containing chopped dates and nuts
nut bread
bread containing chopped nuts
thin flat unleavened cake of baked oatmeal
Irish soda bread
round loaf made with soda and buttermilk; often containing caraway seeds and raisins
fry bread, skillet bread
usually cooked in a skillet over an open fire: especially cornbread with ham bits and sometimes Irish soda bread
black bread, pumpernickel
bread made of coarse rye flour
Jewish rye, Jewish rye bread
(Judaism) bread made with rye flour; usually contains caraway seeds
a rye bread made with molasses or brown sugar
Swedish rye, Swedish rye bread
a moist aromatic yeast-raised bread made with rye flour and molasses and orange rind
French bread
a crusty sourdough bread often baked in long slender tapered loaves or baguettes
Italian bread
unsweetened yeast-raised bread made without shortening and baked in long thick loaves with tapered ends
bread made primarily of cornmeal
cinnamon toast
buttered toast with sugar and cinnamon (and nutmeg and grated lemon peel)
orange toast
buttered toast with sugar and grated orange rind and a little orange juice
Melba toast
very thin crisp brown toast
Brussels biscuit, rusk, twice-baked bread, zwieback
slice of sweet raised bread baked again until it is brown and hard and crisp
frankfurter bun, hotdog bun
a long bun shaped to hold a frankfurter
hamburger bun, hamburger roll
a round bun shaped to hold a hamburger patty
gem, muffin
a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan
Yorkshire pudding
light puffy bread made of a puff batter and traditionally baked in the pan with roast beef
small biscuit (rich with cream and eggs) cut into diamonds or sticks and baked in an oven or (especially originally) on a griddle
a light roll rich with eggs and butter and somewhat sweet
crescent roll, croissant
very rich flaky crescent-shaped roll
Vienna roll, hard roll
yeast-raised roll with a hard crust
soft roll
yeast-raised roll with a soft crust
kaiser roll
rounded raised poppy-seed roll made of a square piece of dough by folding the corners in to the center
Parker House roll
yeast-raised dinner roll made by folding a disk of dough before baking
clover-leaf roll
yeast-raised dinner roll made by baking three small balls of dough in each cup of a muffin pan
onion roll
yeast-raised roll flavored with onion
coffee roll, sweet roll
any of numerous yeast-raised sweet rolls with our without raisins or nuts or spices or a glaze
bagel, beigel
(Yiddish) glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust
small round bread leavened with baking-powder or soda
a cracker sprinkled with salt before baking
soda cracker
unsweetened cracker leavened slightly with soda and cream of tartar
oyster cracker
a small dry usually round cracker
water biscuit
a thin flour-and-water biscuit usually made without shortening; often served with cheese
graham cracker
semisweet whole-wheat cracker
glazed and salted cracker typically in the shape of a loose knot
meat loaf, meatloaf
a baked loaf of ground meat
Type of:
foodstuff rich in natural starch (especially potatoes, rice, bread)
baked goods
foods (like breads and cakes and pastries) that are cooked in an oven

v cover with bread crumbs

bread the pork chops before frying them”
Type of:
provide with a covering or cause to be covered

n informal terms for money

boodle, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, loot, lucre, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum
Type of:
the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender

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