catsup, ketchup, cetchup, tomato ketchup(noun)
thick spicy sauce made from tomatoes
A tomato-vinegar based sauce.
Such a sauce more generally (not necessarily based on tomatoes), or a specific brand or kind of such sauce u2013 see usage notes below.
a sauce. See Catchup
Origin: [Probably of East Indian origin, because it was originally a kind of East Indian pickles. Cf. also Malay kchap fish sauce. MW10.]
Ketchup is a sweet and tangy sauce, typically made from tomatoes, vinegar, a sweetener, and assorted seasonings and spices. The sweetener is most commonly sugar or high-fructose corn syrup. Seasonings vary by recipe, but commonly include onions, allspice, cloves, cinnamon, garlic, and celery. Ketchup is often used as a condiment with various dishes, usually served hot, including french fries, hamburgers, sandwiches, hotdogs and grilled or fried meat. Ketchup is sometimes used as a basis or ingredient for other sauces and dressings.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kech′up, n. a sauce for flavouring soups, meats, &c., flavoured with mushrooms, tomatoes, &c.—Also Catch′up, Cat′sup. [East Ind. kitjap.]
A type of sauce and food product created and processed in various red food colors, flavors, ingredients, recipes and substances. sold in a bottle, sachet, pod or container.
Some people love to use ketchup on a wide variety of food and put it into other recipes.
The numerical value of ketchup in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of ketchup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
At first I was in a state of panic and I was looking for anything that could have opened the door, i was trying to write ‘ help ’ on pieces of cardboard to slide under the door. I think it was with ketchup or mayonnaise.
The film is all about the hidden sugars. One tablespoon of barbeque sauce has 2 teaspoons of sugar in it. Things like ketchup have a teaspoon of sugar in 1 tablespoon. Low-fat mayonnaises, pasta sauces are [all] full of sugar, and they’re things that people would never consider.
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Translations for ketchup
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- عَصِير البَنْدُورَة, كَتْشَبArabic
- quetxupCatalan, Valencian
- sôs cochWelsh
- paradicsomszósz, ketchupHungarian
- saus tomatIndonesian
- до́матен сос, ке́чапMacedonian
- sos tomatoMalay
- sos aħmar, ketċapMaltese
- ketchup, tomatenketchupDutch
- keczup, ketchupPolish
- тома́тный со́ус, ке́тчупRussian
- kèčap, кѐчапSerbo-Croatian
- nước xốt cà chuaVietnamese
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