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toast2

toast2

pronunciation:
tost
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a call on other people to drink in honor of someone or something, or a short verbal salute preceding this call.
He made a toast to the newlyweds.
similar words:
hail, salute, tribute
definition 2: an act or instance of drinking in this way.
similar words:
celebration, congratulation, salutation, salute
definition 3: a person or thing that is honored with or as if with a toast.
the toast of the partythe toast of the literary world
synonyms:
darling, honoree
similar words:
belle, debutante, favorite, grande dame, lion, minion, pet, star
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: toasted, toasting, toasts
definition: to drink in honor of, or to the health of.
We toasted the new employees.
synonyms:
hail
similar words:
acclaim, cheer, congratulate, drink to, honor, salute
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to make or drink a toast.
They were toasting to our success.
similar words:
acclaim, do the honors
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  celebration, drink