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re·past

 (rĭ-păst′)
n.
A meal or the food eaten or provided at a meal.
v. re·past·ed, re·past·ing, re·pasts
v.intr.
To eat or feast.
v.tr. Obsolete
To give food to.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin repāstus, from past participle of repāscere, to feed : re-, re- + Latin pāscere, to feed; see pā- in Indo-European roots.]

repast

(rɪˈpɑːst)
n
1. a meal or the food provided at a meal: a light repast.
2. archaic
a. food in general; nourishment
b. the act of taking food or refreshment
vb
(intr) archaic to feed (on)
[C14: from Old French, from repaistre to feed, from Late Latin repāscere to nourish again, from Latin re- + pāscere to feed, pasture (of animals)]

re•past

(rɪˈpæst, -ˈpɑst)

n.
1. food and drink for a meal.
2. the meal itself.
v.i.
4. to eat or feast (often fol. by on or upon).
[1300–50; (n.) < Old French, derivative of repaistre to eat a meal]

repast


Past participle: repasted
Gerund: repasting

Imperative
repast
repast
Present
I repast
you repast
he/she/it repasts
we repast
you repast
they repast
Preterite
I repasted
you repasted
he/she/it repasted
we repasted
you repasted
they repasted
Present Continuous
I am repasting
you are repasting
he/she/it is repasting
we are repasting
you are repasting
they are repasting
Present Perfect
I have repasted
you have repasted
he/she/it has repasted
we have repasted
you have repasted
they have repasted
Past Continuous
I was repasting
you were repasting
he/she/it was repasting
we were repasting
you were repasting
they were repasting
Past Perfect
I had repasted
you had repasted
he/she/it had repasted
we had repasted
you had repasted
they had repasted
Future
I will repast
you will repast
he/she/it will repast
we will repast
you will repast
they will repast
Future Perfect
I will have repasted
you will have repasted
he/she/it will have repasted
we will have repasted
you will have repasted
they will have repasted
Future Continuous
I will be repasting
you will be repasting
he/she/it will be repasting
we will be repasting
you will be repasting
they will be repasting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been repasting
you have been repasting
he/she/it has been repasting
we have been repasting
you have been repasting
they have been repasting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been repasting
you will have been repasting
he/she/it will have been repasting
we will have been repasting
you will have been repasting
they will have been repasting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been repasting
you had been repasting
he/she/it had been repasting
we had been repasting
you had been repasting
they had been repasting
Conditional
I would repast
you would repast
he/she/it would repast
we would repast
you would repast
they would repast
Past Conditional
I would have repasted
you would have repasted
he/she/it would have repasted
we would have repasted
you would have repasted
they would have repasted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.repast - the food served and eaten at one timerepast - the food served and eaten at one time
course - part of a meal served at one time; "she prepared a three course meal"
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
mess - a meal eaten in a mess hall by service personnel
aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, sustenance, victuals, nutrition - a source of materials to nourish the body
square meal - a substantial and nourishing meal; "he seldom got three square meals a day"
potluck - whatever happens to be available especially when offered to an unexpected guest or when brought by guests and shared by all; "having arrived unannounced we had to take potluck"; "a potluck supper"
refection - a light meal or repast
breakfast - the first meal of the day (usually in the morning)
brunch - combination breakfast and lunch; usually served in late morning
dejeuner, lunch, luncheon, tiffin - a midday meal
afternoon tea, teatime, tea - a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes; "an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea"
dinner - the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday; "dinner will be at 8"; "on Sundays they had a large dinner when they returned from church"
supper - a light evening meal; served in early evening if dinner is at midday or served late in the evening at bedtime
buffet - a meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves
picnic - any informal meal eaten outside or on an excursion
collation, snack, bite - a light informal meal
nosh-up - a large satisfying meal
ploughman's lunch - a meal consisting of a sandwich of bread and cheese and a salad
banquet, feast, spread - a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed; "a banquet for the graduating seniors"; "the Thanksgiving feast"; "they put out quite a spread"
helping, serving, portion - an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal; "the helpings were all small"; "his portion was larger than hers"; "there's enough for two servings each"
entremets, side dish, side order - a dish that is served with, but is subordinate to, a main course
sandwich - two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them

repast

noun meal, spread (informal), collation, refection, food, kai (N.Z. informal), nourishment, victuals He proclaimed it a splendid repast.
Translations

repast

[rɪˈpɑːst] N (liter) → comida f

repast

[rɪˈpɑːst] n (formal)repas m

repast

n (liter)Mahl nt (geh)

repast

[rɪˈpɑːst] n (frm) → pranzo
References in classic literature ?
While partaking of this simple repast, the inmates of Marheyo's house, after the style of the ancient Romans, reclined in sociable groups upon the divan of mats, and digestion was promoted by cheerful conversation.
Excuse me, my lord," replied Schacabac, imitating his gestures as before, "I really am not losing time, and I do full justice to the repast.
When D'Artagnan was out of the Louvre, and consulted his friends upon the use he had best make of his share of the forty pistoles, Athos advised him to order a good repast at the Pomme-de-Pin, Porthos to engage a lackey, and Aramis to provide himself with a suitable mistress.
As the arrangements of this repast were much in the prevailing taste of that period and country, we shall endeavor to give a short description of the appearance of the banquet.
When Kulonga had finished his repast and disappeared beyond a near turning of the path, Tarzan dropped quietly to the ground.
If Stubb even, who is but a peg higher than Flask, happens to have but a small appetite, and soon shows symptoms of concluding his repast, then Flask must bestir himself, he will not get more than three mouthfuls that day; for it is against holy usage for Stubb to precede Flask to the deck.
At length the jackal had got together a compact repast for the lion, and proceeded to offer it to him.
And then when the repast is over and the tables removed, for the knight to recline in the chair, picking his teeth perhaps as usual, and a damsel, much lovelier than any of the others, to enter unexpectedly by the chamber door, and herself by his side, and begin to tell him what the castle is, and how she is held enchanted there, and other things that amaze the knight and astonish the readers who are perusing his history.
A hunt after hunters Hungry times A voracious repast Wintry weather Godin's River Splendid winter scene on the great Lava Plain of Snake River Severe travelling and tramping in the snow Manoeuvres of a solitary Indian horseman Encampment on Snake River Banneck Indians The horse chief His charmed life.
A good repast -- vin de Foigny, which they have the delicacy to go and fetch for me from my favorite cabaret -- not one impertinence heard during a supper an hour long, in spite of the presence of ten millionaires and twenty poets.
Skinner saw the preparations for their repast, the oysters, the cocktails in tall glasses, the magnum of champagne in ice, and chuckled.
Declining to inspect the spanking grey, on the plea that he was but poorly acquainted with such matters, and would but imperfectly appreciate his beauties, Mr Garland invited Mr Chuckster to partake of a slight repast in the way of lunch.