dice

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From die (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
dies
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (For tool meanings)
dice
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (For cube meaning)
Inflections of 'dice' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
dices
v 3rd person singular
dicing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
diced
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
diced
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

dice

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [threw, rolled, cast] the dice
  2. is playing with loaded dice
  3. the dice were loaded
  4. threw the dice and got [ten, six]
  5. count the total of [five] dice
  6. the game is played with [three, five] dice
  7. play a game of dice
  8. slang: sorry, no dice!
  9. slang: was the [company's, organization's] last roll of the dice
  10. slang: are you sure you want to roll the dice?
  11. a (lucky) [roll] of the dice
  12. reroll, that's a cocked die
  13. the [faces, numbers] of the die
  14. a [six] -faced die
  15. a die with [six] faces
  16. the [other, opposite] face of the die
  17. cut the [meat, vegetables, fruit] into dice
v
  1. dice (up) the [vegetables, fruit, potatoes, onions, apples]
  2. dice into (1 inch) [cubes, pieces]
  3. [peel, cut, wash] and dice
  4. dice with [danger, death, disaster]
  5. dice away your [money, winnings, chips]
  6. dicing in a [bar, saloon, casino]
n as adj
  1. dice games like [poker, Yahtzee® , craps]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

die

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. died of [cancer, exposure, dehydration]
  2. died from a [heart attack, stroke]
  3. died [on Friday, last night]
  4. died in [1950]
  5. died in [peace, anguish, pain]
  6. died in [his arms, bed, her sleep]
  7. died in [the war, battle, a car crash]
  8. died [peacefully, young, willingly]
  9. (has) died after [falling, being, a long battle]
  10. die at [a young, an old] age
  11. died at the age of [75]
  12. die at [home, sea]
  13. died for the [fight, cause, struggle, revolution]
  14. died for her [country, people]
  15. died to [save, protect]
  16. died by [suicide, lethal injection]
  17. die with dignity
  18. [likely, going] to die
  19. (don't) want to die
  20. [live, fight, suffer] and die
  21. [before, when, until] I die
  22. (didn't) die in vain
  23. the [look, grin, smile] died (off her face)
  24. the [engine, motor] died
  25. US: my cell phone just died
  26. the [noise, laughter, screams] died away
  27. the [wind, storm] died down
  28. [languages, dialects, species] are dying off
  29. [convenience, corner, little] stores are dying out
  30. UK, slang: (has) died the death
n
  1. [roll, throw] a die
  2. [rolled] a [two] on the die
  3. need to [roll] a [2] on the die
  4. do you have the die?
  5. the die [is, has been] cast
  6. the game is played with [three, five] dice
  7. the game is played with a die or dice
  8. [sealing, moulding, lubricating] dies
  9. dies for [moulding]
  10. [stamp, cut, produce] coins with dies
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