menu

noun
\ ˈmen-(ˌ)yü How to pronounce menu (audio) , ˈmān-\
plural menus

Definition of menu

1a : a list of the dishes that may be ordered (as in a restaurant) or that are to be served (as at a banquet)
b(1) : a comparable list or assortment of offerings a menu of television programs
(2) : a list shown on the display of a computer from which a user can select the operation the computer is to perform
2 : the dishes available for or served at a meal also : the meal itself

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Examples of menu in a Sentence

I'd like to see your lunch menu, please. What's good on the menu today? There are two chicken dishes under eight dollars listed on the menu. a menu of television programs You can save your work by choosing “Save” from the “File” menu.
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Competitors such as McDonald’s , Starbucks and Panera moved faster to remodel their restaurants, adopt technologies including self-service kiosks and introduce menu items that emphasized fresh ingredients. Vipal Monga, WSJ, "It Shook the Food Business by Snagging Burger King, Kraft and Heinz. Now 3G Is Reeling.," 22 Feb. 2019 In addition to sweet pies, the menu features savory items such as quiche, chicken potpie, shepherd’s pie, meaty sandwiches, soups and side dishes. James Patrick Kelly, idahostatesman, "Boise Pie Co. shows its Southern roots, bakes up delicious desserts," 12 July 2018 The menu of Italian cuisine featured pizzas, pastas and seafood. Leeanne Griffin, courant.com, "Vito's By The Water Closes," 10 July 2018 For now the menu features breakfast and lunch options and some dinner entrées. Jess Nocera, Laurel Leader, "Order’s up at three new restaurants in Laurel," 5 July 2018 Click on the Settings menu, then find Alexa Account. Natt Garun, The Verge, "How to hear (and delete) every conversation your Amazon Alexa has recorded," 28 Feb. 2019 Photo: Randy Risling/Zuma Press The firm was forced to pour money last year into restaurant remodeling, updating the look of its Tim Hortons and Burger King chains, introducing new espresso drinks and simplifying menus. Vipal Monga, WSJ, "It Shook the Food Business by Snagging Burger King, Kraft and Heinz. Now 3G Is Reeling.," 22 Feb. 2019 There's no word yet on the future coffee shop's name or finalized menu, but Marsicano promised more information in the upcoming weeks. Blair Donovan, Country Living, "Chip and Joanna Gaines Are Opening a Coffee Shop So Plan Your Trip to Waco Now," 20 Feb. 2019 On Galaxy phones, One UI brings a refined aesthetic and smart interface that shifts content and menus to make apps more intuitive, and moving it to tablets is a logical and important step toward building an iOS-like ecosystem. Michael Simon, PCWorld, "The ultra-thin Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e has an OLED screen, Android Pie and no S Pen for $400," 15 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of menu

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for menu

French, from menu small, detailed, from Old French — more at minuet

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The first known use of menu was in 1830

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menu

noun

English Language Learners Definition of menu

: a list of the foods that may be ordered at a restaurant
: the foods that are served at a meal
: a list of things that you can choose from especially, computers : a list shown on a computer from which you make choices to control what the computer does

menu

noun
\ ˈmen-yü How to pronounce menu (audio) \

Kids Definition of menu

1 : a list of dishes that may be ordered in a restaurant
2 : the dishes or kinds of food served at a meal Have you decided on the menu for your party?
3 : a list shown on a computer screen from which a user can select an operation for the computer to perform

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