Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
milk /milk/
  • danh từ
    • sữa
      • condensed milk: sữa đặc
      • milk of almonds: nước sữa hạnh
    • nhựa mủ (cây), nước (dừa...)
    • it is no use crying over spilt milk
      • (xem) spill
    • milk for bales
      • (nghĩa bóng) loại văn học đơn giản, học thuyết đơn giản
  • ngoại động từ
    • vắt sữa
      • to milk a cow: vắt sữa bò
    • bòn rút, bóc lột
    • lấy (nhựa) bóp, nặn (nọc rắn...)
    • (từ lóng) nhận trộm, nghe lỏm (điện tín)
    • nội động từ
      • cho sữa
        • the cows are milking well this season: mùa này bò cho nhiều sữa
      • to milk the ram (bull)
        • lấy gậy chọc trời
      • to milk the tilt
        • thụt két
    Concise Dictionary
    +a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
    +produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young
    +a river that rises in the Rockies in northwestern Montana and flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River
    +any of several nutritive milklike liquids
    +take milk from female mammals
    +exploit as much as possible
    +add milk to

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    drain, bleed, extract, tap, exploit, wring, draw off or out, withdraw:
    The comic milked the joke for yet another laugh. The taxman is milking me dry.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 the white liquid produced by cows, goats and some other animals as food for their young and used as a drink by humans: a pint / litre of milk + a bottle / carton of milk + fresh / dried / powdered milk + Do you take milk in your tea? + milk products (= butter, cheese, etc.)
    2 the white liquid that is produced by women and female MAMMALS for feeding their babies: breast milk
    3 the white juice of some plants and trees, especially the COCONUT
    Idioms: the milk of human kindness (literary) kind behaviour, considered to be natural to human beings
    more at CRY v., LAND n.
    + verb [VN]
    1 to take milk from a cow, goat, etc.
    2 ~ A (of B)
    ~ B (from A) (disapproving) to obtain as much money, advantage, etc. for yourself as you can from a particular situation, especially in a dishonest way: She's milked a small fortune from the company over the years. + She's milked the company of a small fortune. + I know he's had a hard time lately, but he's certainly milking it for all it's worth (= using it as an excuse to do things that people would normally object to).
    Idioms see DRY n.
    Collocation Dictionary


    fresh | curdled, off, sour
    The milk has gone off/turned sour.
    | full-cream, full-fat, whole | low-fat, semi-skimmed | non-fat, skimmed | creamy | cold, warm | cow's, goat's, etc. | breast | baby, formula | coconut, soya | condensed, evaporated
    a tin of condensed milk
    | dried, powdered | pasteurized, unpasteurized | homogenized | long-life, UHT | organic


    litre, pint | bottle, carton, cup, glass, jug


    drink, have, take
    Do you take milk in your coffee?
    | add | pour | spill | deliver
    They've stopped delivering milk in our area.
    | boil, heat, scald | produce | express
    She expressed some milk so her husband could do the night feeding.


    powder | pudding, shake
    | chocolate | product | bottle, churn, jug | production, yield | float, round


    the top of the milk
    (= the creamy part at the top of a milk bottle)

    Random quote: To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.: Theodore H. White

    Latest queries: t-shirt, preseason, priceless, priceless, canvases, seedling, huntress, anywhere, scientists, laborious, flowchart, biased, awareness, ubiquitous, strata, fealty, natural, handover, optimize, milk,

    Updated: 14/03/2018: A new open-source Javascript engine/library named Howler has been employed to handle audiofile. Enjoy pronunciation!

    Optional: 01/2018:Picture Dictionary

    Updated: 05/06/2018:List of Academic Words

    Updated: 03/2019: Learning by reading annotated text, reliable state of art and updated news