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banquet

ban·quet

banquet

 
pronunciation:
baeng kwt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an elaborate formal dinner.
The foreign dignitaries were treated to an elegant banquet.
synonyms:
dinner, feast
similar words:
Bacchanalia, entertainment, feed, fete, party, spread
definition 2: such a dinner given in honor of a person, group, or special occasion.
My boss will be giving a speech at the awards banquet next week.
synonyms:
dinner, feast
similar words:
Bacchanalia, entertainment, fete, party, testimonial, tribute
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: banqueted, banqueting, banquets
definition: to give a banquet for or in honor of.
synonyms:
entertain, fete, honor, host
similar words:
dine, eat, feast, regale, stuff, wine and dine
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to take part in a banquet as host or guest.
synonyms:
dine, feast
similar words:
carouse, eat, gormandize, indulge, revel
derivation: banqueter (n.)
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