- Dine is defined as to eat, or entertain people at dinner.
An example of dine is going out to dinner in a restaurant.
A young woman about to dine.
dine definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English dinen ; from Old French disner ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form disjejunare ; from Classical Latin dis-, away plush Late Latin jejunare, to fast ; from Classical Latin jejunus, hungry
dine definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb dined dined, din·ing, dines verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English dinen, from Old French diner, disner, from Vulgar Latin *disiūnāre, from *disiēiūnāre : Latin dis-, dis- + Latin iēiūnium, fast.
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- (used with a pl. verb) The Navajo people.
- The Navajo language.
Origin: Navajo, the people.
dine - Phrases/Idioms