- 1[singular] a soft wet mixture, usually made of a powder and a liquid She mixed the flour and water to a smooth paste.
- 2[countable] (especially in compounds) a smooth mixture of crushed meat, fish, etc. that is spread on bread or used in cooking
- 3[uncountable] a type of glue that is used for sticking paper to things wallpaper paste
- 4[uncountable] a substance like glass, that is used for making artificial jewels, for example diamonds