dine

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Di·né

 (dĭ′nĕ′)
n.
1. (used with a pl. verb) The Navajo people.
2. The Navajo language.

[Navajo, the people.]

dine

 (dīn)
v. dined, din·ing, dines
v.intr.
To have dinner.
v.tr.
To give dinner to; entertain at dinner: wined and dined the visiting senators.

[Middle English dinen, from Old French diner, disner, from Vulgar Latin *disiūnāre, from *disiēiūnāre : Latin dis-, dis- + Latin iēiūnium, fast.]

dine

(daɪn)
vb
1. (intr) to eat dinner
2. (intr; often foll by on, off, or upon) to make one's meal (of): the guests dined upon roast beef.
3. (tr) informal to entertain to dinner (esp in the phrase wine and dine someone)
[C13: from Old French disner, contracted from Vulgar Latin disjējūnāre (unattested) to cease fasting, from dis- not + Late Latin jējūnāre to fast; see jejune]

dine

(daɪn)

v. dined, din•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to eat the principal meal of the day; have dinner.
2. to eat any meal.
v.t.
3. to entertain at or provide with dinner.
4. dine out, to eat a meal, esp. dinner, away from home.
n.
5. Scot. dinner.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French di(s)ner < Vulgar Latin *disjējūnāre to break one's fast = Latin dis- dis-1 + Late Latin jējūnāre to fast; see jejune]

dine


Past participle: dined
Gerund: dining

Imperative
dine
dine
Present
I dine
you dine
he/she/it dines
we dine
you dine
they dine
Preterite
I dined
you dined
he/she/it dined
we dined
you dined
they dined
Present Continuous
I am dining
you are dining
he/she/it is dining
we are dining
you are dining
they are dining
Present Perfect
I have dined
you have dined
he/she/it has dined
we have dined
you have dined
they have dined
Past Continuous
I was dining
you were dining
he/she/it was dining
we were dining
you were dining
they were dining
Past Perfect
I had dined
you had dined
he/she/it had dined
we had dined
you had dined
they had dined
Future
I will dine
you will dine
he/she/it will dine
we will dine
you will dine
they will dine
Future Perfect
I will have dined
you will have dined
he/she/it will have dined
we will have dined
you will have dined
they will have dined
Future Continuous
I will be dining
you will be dining
he/she/it will be dining
we will be dining
you will be dining
they will be dining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dining
you have been dining
he/she/it has been dining
we have been dining
you have been dining
they have been dining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dining
you will have been dining
he/she/it will have been dining
we will have been dining
you will have been dining
they will have been dining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dining
you had been dining
he/she/it had been dining
we had been dining
you had been dining
they had been dining
Conditional
I would dine
you would dine
he/she/it would dine
we would dine
you would dine
they would dine
Past Conditional
I would have dined
you would have dined
he/she/it would have dined
we would have dined
you would have dined
they would have dined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dine - have supper; eat dinner; "We often dine with friends in this restaurant"
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"
dine in, eat in - eat at home
dine out, eat out - eat at a restaurant or at somebody else's home
2.dine - give dinner to; host for dinner; "I'm wining and dining my friends"
feed, give - give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"

dine

verb eat, lunch, feast, sup, have supper, chow down (slang) He dines alone most nights.
dine on or off something eat, consume, feed on, scoff I could dine on caviar and champagne for the rest of my life.
Translations
يَتَناوَل طَعامَ العَشاء
jístobědvatvečeřet
étkezik
snæîa
pietautipietauti ne namiepietautojasvagonas restoranasvalgomasis kambarys
ēst pusdienaspusdienot
večerať
kositi
akşam yemeği yemek

dine

[daɪn]
A. VI (frm) → cenar
to dine on or off sthcenar algo
B. VT
see wine
dine in VI + ADVcenar en casa
dine out VI + ADVcenar fuera
this was a story he could dine out for months on (fig) → a esta historia le podía sacar muchísimo partido

dine

[ˈdaɪn] vidîner
dine out
vi (at restaurant)aller au restaurant

dine

vispeisen, dinieren (old, geh)(on etw); they dined on caviare every nightsie aßen jeden Abend Kaviar; to dine inzu Hause essen; to dine outaußer Haus or auswärts speisen; he dined out on that story for monthsdiese Geschichte hat ihm monatelang Einladungen zum Essen verschafft
vtbewirten, beköstigen ? also wine VT

dine

[daɪn] vi (frm) → cenare
to dine (on) → pasteggiare (a or con)
to dine out → cenare fuori

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.