Dine Definition

dīn
dined, dines, dining
verb
To eat dinner.
Webster's New World
To provide a dinner for, or entertain at dinner.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
noun
The Navajo people.
American Heritage
Dinner.
Webster's New World
The Navajo language.
American Heritage
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idiom
dine on
  • to eat a meal featuring or consisting of

    to dine on lobster and shrimp

Webster's New World
dine out
  • to eat dinner away from home
Webster's New World

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Origin of Dine

  • 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

  • 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

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