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Dine Meaning & Definition
Dine Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Dine?

[v] give dinner to; host for dinner; "I'm wining and dining my friends"
[v] have supper; eat dinner; "We often dine with friends in this restaurant"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Dine:

Related Terms | Find terms related to Dine: banquet | board | bread | break bread | break bread with | breakfast | cook out | dine out | dinner | eat | eat out | feast | feed | fodder | forage | grass | gratify | graze | lunch | meat | mess | mess with | nibble | nosh | pasture | picnic | provision | regale | satisfy | sup | sustain | wine and dine

See Also | dine in | dine out | eat | eat in | eat out | feed | give

Dine In Webster's Dictionary

\Dine\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dining}.] [F. d[^i]ner, OF. disner, LL. disnare, contr. fr. an assumed disjunare; dis- + an assumed junare (OF. juner) to fast, for L. jejunare, fr. jejunus fasting. See {Jejune}, and cf. {Dinner}, {D?jeuner}.] To eat the principal regular meal of the day; to take dinner. Now can I break my fast, dine, sup, and sleep. --Shak. {To dine with Duke Humphrey}, to go without dinner; -- a phrase common in Elizabethan literature, said to be from the practice of the poor gentry, who beguiled the dinner hour by a promenade near the tomb of Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, in Old Saint Paul's.
\Dine\, v. t. 1. To give a dinner to; to furnish with the chief meal; to feed; as, to dine a hundred men. A table massive enough to have dined Johnnie Armstrong and his merry men. --Sir W. Scott. 2. To dine upon; to have to eat. [Obs.] ``What will ye dine.'' --Chaucer.

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