Meaning of dais


a low platform for a lectern or throne.

Middle English (originally denoting a raised table for distinguished guests): from Old French deis, from Latin discus ‘disc or dish’ (later ‘table’). Little used after the Middle English period, the word was revived by antiquarians in the early 19th century with the disyllabic pronunciation.

plural noun

a midwife or wet nurse.

from Urdu, from Persian dāyah .

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Hyphenation of dais


  • It consists of 1 syllables and 4 chars.
  • dais is a word monosyllabic because it has one syllable

dais synonyms

Meaning podium:

podium, pulpit, rostrum, ambo, stump, soapbox

Meaning a raised floor or stage used by public speakers or performers so that they can be seen by their audience:


Meaning a raised floor or platform, typically in a theatre, on which actors, entertainers, or speakers perform:


Meaning an attitude towards a particular issue; a position taken in an argument:


Meaning the main stand, usually roofed, commanding the best view for spectators at racecourses or sports grounds:


Meaning the method of presenting a play or other dramatic performance:


Meaning a protective garment worn over the front of one's clothes and tied at the back:


Meaning a tall stand with a sloping top to hold a book or notes, from which someone, typically a preacher or lecturer, can read while standing up:


Meaning a container with a flat base and sides, typically square or rectangular and having a lid:


Meaning an enclosed area of water in a port for the loading, unloading, and repair of ships:


Meaning an official in ancient Rome chosen by the plebeians to protect their interests:


Anagrams of dais

Adis, Dasi, Dias, Disa, Idas, Sadi, Sida, aids, dasi, dias, disa, sadi, said, sida

Words that rhyme with dais

Dais, Brandais

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