Definition of "menu" []

  • A list of the dishes to be served or available for a meal. (noun)
  • The dishes served or available at a meal. (noun)
  • A list of available options, especially as displayed on a screen. (noun)
  • A list of dishes served at a meal or that can be ordered in a restaurant (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A list of options displayed on a visual display unit from which the operator selects an action to be carried out by positioning the cursor or by depressing the appropriate key (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "menu" in a sentence
  • "/ * menu section for css control adapter menu* / ul."
  • "Assume you're implementing a form to handle a menu command, like so: void on_menu_command (ev:: menu&, menu:: some_menu_id) {..."
  • "To handle two menu commands, new_file and open_file, you'll create these handlers: void on_menu_command (ev:: menu&, menu:: new_file) {...} void on_menu_command (ev:: menu&, menu:: open_file) {..."