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dine

dine

 
 
pronunciation:
daIn
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
phrases:
dine out
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: dined, dines, dining
definition 1: to eat a meal, especially the evening meal or an elegant one as part of a social occasion.
They'll dine at their favorite restaurant before they go to the theater.
synonyms:
eat, sup
similar words:
banquet, breakfast, brunch, fare, feast, feed, lunch, regale
definition 2: to eat and enjoy as part of a dinner (fol. by on).
We'll dine on roast beef this evening.
similar words:
feast
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to take to dinner; give dinner to.
We dined them at all the best restaurants.
synonyms:
treat
similar words:
banquet, feast, feed, fete, regale, wine and dine
phrase: dine out
Word Builder: dine +
  • diner1:
    a person who dines at a restaurant
  • diner2:
    an informal restaurant