Menu definition

mĕnyo͝o
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A list of the dishes to be served or available for a meal.
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The dishes served or available at a meal.
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A list of available options, especially as displayed on a screen.
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The definition of a menu is a list of available choices.

An example of menu is a list of food available in an Italian restaurant.

An example of menu is a list of television channels.

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A printed list of dishes offered in a restaurant.
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The details of the food to be served at a banquet; a bill of fare.
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A list, displayed as on a computer video screen, of the various operations or options available for selection by the user.
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The foods served.
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A detailed list of the foods served at a meal or of the foods available at a restaurant; bill of fare.
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(computing) A list from which the user may select an operation to be performed, often done with a mouse or other pointing device under a graphical user interface, but usually also controllable from the keyboard.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
menu
Plural:
menus

Origin of menu

  • French small, minute, menu from Old French menut small from Latin minūtus past participle of minuere to diminish mei-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French menu.

    From Wiktionary