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Fish vs. Seafood

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Main Difference

The main difference between Fish and Seafood is that the Fish is a vertebrate animal that lives in water and (typically) has gills and Seafood is a food from the sea, e.g. fish, shrimp, crab, mussel, seaweed.

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  • Fish (noun)

    A cold-blooded vertebrate animal that lives in water, moving with the help of fins and breathing with gills.

    "Salmon is a fish."

    "The Sun Mother created all the fishes of the world."

    "The Sun Mother created all the fish of the world."

    "We have many fish in our aquarium."

  • Fish (noun)

    Any animal (or any vertebrate) that lives exclusively in water.

  • Fish (noun)

    The flesh of the fish used as food.

    "The seafood pasta had lots of fish but not enough pasta."

  • Fish (noun)

    A card game in which the object is to obtain cards in pairs or sets of four (depending on the variation), by asking the other players for cards of a particular rank.

  • Fish (noun)

    A woman.

  • Fish (noun)

    An easy victim for swindling.

  • Fish (noun)

    A bad poker player. Compare shark (a good poker player).

  • Fish (noun)

    A makeshift overlapping longitudinal brace, originally shaped roughly like a fish, used to temporarily repair or extend a spar or mast of a ship.

  • Fish (noun)

    A purchase used to fish the anchor.

  • Fish (noun)

    A torpedo.

  • Fish (noun)

    A paraphyletic grouping of the following extant taxonomic groups:

  • Fish (noun)

    Class Myxini, the hagfish (no vertebra)

  • Fish (noun)

    Class Petromyzontida, the lampreys (no jaw)

  • Fish (noun)

    Within infraphylum Gnathostomata (jawed vertebrates (also including Tetrapoda)

  • Fish (noun)

    Class Chondrichthyes, cartilaginous fish such as sharks and rays

  • Fish (noun)

    The thirty-fourth Lenormand card.

  • Fish (noun)

    A period of time spent fishing.

    "The fish at the lake didn't prove successful."

  • Fish (noun)

    An instance of seeking something.

    "Merely two fishes for information told the whole story."

  • Fish (noun)

    A counter, used in various games.

  • Fish (verb)

    To hunt fish or other aquatic animals.

    "She went to the river to fish for trout."

  • Fish (verb)

    To search (a body of water) for something other than fish.

    "They fished the surrounding lakes for the dead body."

  • Fish (verb)

    To (attempt to) find or get hold of an object by searching among other objects.

    "Why are you fishing through my things?"

    "He was fishing for the keys in his pocket."

  • Fish (verb)

    To talk to people in an attempt to get them to say something.

    "The detective visited the local pubs fishing around for more information."

    "The actors loitered at the door, fishing for compliments."

  • Fish (verb)

    Of a batsman, to attempt to hit a ball outside off stump and miss it.

  • Fish (verb)

    To repair a spar or mast by fastening a Noun above).

  • Seafood (noun)

    Fish, shellfish, seaweed, and other edible aquatic life.

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  • Fish (noun)

    a limbless cold-blooded vertebrate animal with gills and fins living wholly in water

    "the huge lakes are now devoid of fish"

  • Fish (noun)

    the flesh of fish as food

    "a dinner of meat, dried fish, and bread"

  • Fish (noun)

    the zodiacal sign or constellation Pisces.

  • Fish (noun)

    used in names of invertebrate animals living wholly in water, e.g. cuttlefish, shellfish, jellyfish.

  • Fish (noun)

    a torpedo.

  • Fish (noun)

    a person who is strange in a specified way

    "he is generally thought to be a bit of a cold fish"

  • Fish (noun)

    a flat plate that is fixed on a beam or across a joint in order to give additional strength.

  • Fish (noun)

    a long, slightly curved piece of wood that is lashed to a ship's damaged mast or spar as a temporary repair.

  • Fish (verb)

    catch or try to catch fish, typically by using a net or hook and line

    "he was fishing for pike"

    "I've told the girls we've gone fishing"

  • Fish (verb)

    catch or try to catch fish in (a particular body of water)

    "many of the lochs we used to fish are now affected by forestry"

  • Fish (verb)

    search by groping or feeling for something concealed

    "he fished for his registration certificate and held it up to the policeman's torch"

  • Fish (verb)

    try subtly or deviously to elicit a response or some information from someone

    "I was not fishing for compliments"

  • Fish (verb)

    pull or take something out of water or a receptacle

    "the body of a woman had been fished out of the river"

  • Fish (verb)

    mend or strengthen with a fish.

  • Fish (verb)

    join (rails in a railway track) with a fishplate.

  • Seafood (noun)

    shellfish and sea fish, served as food

    "a seafood restaurant"

    "local seafood"

Oxford Dictionary
Webster Dictionary
  • Fish (noun)

    any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills;

    "the shark is a large fish"

    "in the livingroom there was a tank of colorful fish"

  • Fish (noun)

    the flesh of fish used as food;

    "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"

    "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"

    "they have a chef who specializes in fish"

  • Fish (noun)

    (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces

  • Fish (noun)

    the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20

  • Fish (verb)

    seek indirectly;

    "fish for compliments"

  • Fish (verb)

    catch or try to catch fish or shellfish;

    "I like to go fishing on weekends"

  • Seafood (noun)

    edible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc

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