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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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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The streamlined menu includes three 45-minute treatments: Prevent is customized to address everything from fatigue to indigestion; Heal targets aches and pains; and Glow serves up complexion-rejuvenating facial acupuncture. Zoe Ruffner, Vogue, "Meet the New Acupuncture Studio That's as Easy (and Affordable) as a Blowout Bar," 6 Nov. 2018 It's known for pinot noir and top-notch restaurants like Ezard at Levantine Hill —where the menu includes burnt onion dashi and sea herbs, and salt-baked potato with seaweed butter. Bridget Hallinan, Condé Nast Traveler, "Flight Deal: U.S. to Australia from $859 Round-Trip," 2 Nov. 2018 The menu will include buckwheat-pasta dishes, pressed sandwiches, roast chicken and poached salmon. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "Star chef Edouardo Jordan will open another restaurant in Seattle," 22 Oct. 2018 The Thanksgiving feast menu includes everything from the turkey to the pumpkin pie. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "18 Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving This Year," 16 Oct. 2018 Sleik has six employees at his shop, where the menu includes beans, falafel and fries. Bassem Mroue, Fox News, "In Damascus, Syrians dare to hope that war's end may be near," 23 July 2018 The menu also includes craft beer, cocktails and wine. Erin Hegarty, Naperville Sun, "Whirlyball business with laser tag, bowling proposed for burgeoning 'entertainment district' off Route 59 and I-88," 13 July 2018 The menu includes coffee drinks such as espresso and frappes and smoothies. Jennie Key, Cincinnati.com, "Lots of options: West Siders have eat-out options and more are coming," 13 July 2018 The menu includes three-cup chicken (made just with wings) and black pepper beef. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Stir, in Philadelphia Museum of Art, Prepares for October Opening," 10 July 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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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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