Dine meaning

dīn
Dine is defined as to eat, or entertain people at dinner.

An example of dine is going out to dinner in a restaurant.

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To provide a dinner for, or entertain at dinner.
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Dinner.
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(intransitive) To eat; to eat dinner or supper.
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To have dinner.
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To give dinner to; entertain at dinner.

Wined and dined the visiting senators.

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The Navajo people.
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The Navajo language.
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To eat dinner.
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dine on
  • To eat a meal featuring or consisting of.
    To dine on lobster and shrimp.
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dine out
  • To eat dinner away from home.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

dine on

Origin of dine

  • Middle English dinen from Old French diner, disner from Vulgar Latin disiūnāre from disiēiūnāre Latin dis- dis- Latin iēiūnium fast

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Navajo the people

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French disner, from Vulgar Latin *disiūnāre, from disieiūnāre (“to break the fast”), from Late Latin, from dis- + iēiūnō (“to fast”), from Latin ieiūnus.

    From Wiktionary