dine out


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dine out

vb (intr, adverb)
1. to dine away from home, esp in a restaurant
2. (foll by on) to have dinner at the expense of someone else mainly for the sake of one's knowledge or conversation about (a subject or story)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dine out - eat at a restaurant or at somebody else's home
eat - eat a meal; take a meal; "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"
Translations
jíst mimo domov
házon kívül vacsorázik
borîa úti
jesť mimo domu
akşam yemeğini dışarıda yemek

dine

(dain) verb
to have dinner. We shall dine at half-past eight.
ˈdiner noun
1. a person who dines. The diners ran from the restaurant when the fire started.
2. a restaurant car on a train.
3. (American) a small inexpensive restaurant.
ˈdining-room noun
a room used mainly for eating in.
ˈdining table noun
a table round which people sit to eat.
dine on
to have for one's dinner. They dined on lobster and champagne.
dine out
to have dinner somewhere other than one's own house eg in a restaurant or at the house of friends etc.
References in classic literature ?
Does she dine out every where, as well as at my sister's?
Woodhouse should dine out, on the 24th of December) had been spent by Harriet at Hartfield, and she had gone home so much indisposed with a cold, that, but for her own earnest wish of being nursed by Mrs.
Skinner was not in the garb usually affected by men of the world who are invited to dine out.