plural of slice

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a number of things selected from a group to stand for the whole
  • the novel's multitudinous array of characters constitute a veritable slice of humanity

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2 a piece that has been separated from the whole by cutting
  • took a slice from the cake before passing it down the table

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3 something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group
  • there's a pile of money to be made on this land deal, and everybody's trying to get their slice

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present tense third-person singular of slice

Synonyms of slices (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cut into long slender pieces
  • slice the carrot into tiny strips

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2 to penetrate with a sharp edge (as a knife)
  • the shard of glass sliced my hand, and I started bleeding profusely

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“Slices.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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