menu

noun
\ˈmen-(ˌ)yü, 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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Synonyms for menu

Synonyms

chow, feed, meal, mess, repast, table

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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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But there’s trouble in bulk-discount paradise: The brand is removing a fan favorite, the Polish hot dog, from the menu. Maura Judkis, Philly.com, "Costco is taking Polish hot dogs off its food-court menu. People are angry," 10 July 2018 The kids’ menu has deals for $7 and include fruit and a drink. Vickie Snow Jurkowski, Daily Southtown, "Guide to outdoor dining in Chicago suburbs: Girl in the Park in Orland Park," 5 July 2018 Among the items on the plantation’s menu were crabmeat casseroles, oyster gumbos and salmon mousse. Amanda Cargill, Smithsonian, "What Did the Founding Fathers Eat and Drink as They Started a Revolution?," 3 July 2018 On Wine Wednesdays, the corkage fee is waived for bottles purchased and consumed onsite from the restaurant’s menu or in-house wine shop. Pam Kragen, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Casa Rústica restaurant opens in Carmel Valley," 3 July 2018 The Marisol isn’t the only sustainable cocktail on RedFarm’s menu. Rachel King, Fortune, "Sustainable Cocktails Could Be the Next Big Trend in Bartending," 2 July 2018 The Cold Brew Frozen Coffee and Cold Brew Frappe are two seasonal additions to the fast-food giant’s McCafé menu. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Restaurants compete to have this summer's coolest and wackiest drinks," 26 June 2018 No other services, like cut or color, are offered and the menu has, for the most part, remained the same these past eight years. Jane Larkworthy, The Cut, "Alli Webb Has Opened Over a Hundred Drybars," 26 June 2018 West is no longer consulting, and the menu’s expanded beyond pub grub to include high-end contenders like steak, lamb and salmon. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "Review: The Winchester British pub fires blanks on Broadway," 21 June 2018

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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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mentum

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menudo

menu-driven

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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 \

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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