Plate Used to serve spiritual nourishment; research any details; see “food”
Plate 1. Emotional and intellectual capacity, or “how much can one take.” 2. A measure of overall prosperity in life, achievements (note how full the plate is). 3. Domestic disharmony, arguments (to break a plate or see broken plates). 4. A period of “famine”—likely social, sometimes emotional (an empty plate).