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toast 1

 (tōst)
v. toast·ed, toast·ing, toasts
v.tr.
1. To heat and brown (bread, for example) by placing in a toaster or an oven or close to a fire.
2. To warm thoroughly, as before a fire: toast one's feet.
v.intr.
To become toasted: This bread toasts well.
n.
1. Sliced bread heated and browned.
2. Slang One that is doomed, in trouble, or unworthy of further consideration.

[Middle English tosten, from Old French toster, from Vulgar Latin *tostāre, frequentative of Latin torrēre, to parch, burn; see ters- in Indo-European roots.]

toast 2

 (tōst)
n.
1.
a. The act of raising a glass and drinking in honor of or to the health of a person or thing.
b. A proposal to drink to someone or something or a speech given before the taking of such a drink.
c. The one honored by a toast.
2. A person receiving much attention or acclaim: the toast of Broadway.
v. toast·ed, toast·ing, toasts
v.tr.
To drink to the health or honor of.
v.intr.
To propose or drink a toast.

[Perhaps from toast (from the use of spiced toast to flavor drinks).]

toast

(təʊst)
n
1. (Cookery) sliced bread browned by exposure to heat, usually under a grill, over a fire, or in a toaster
2. be toast informal to face certain destruction or defeat
vb
3. (Cookery) (tr) to brown under a grill or over a fire: to toast cheese.
4. to warm or be warmed in a similar manner: to toast one's hands by the fire.
[C14: from Old French toster, from Latin tōstus parched, baked from torrēre to dry with heat; see thirst, torrid]

toast

(təʊst)
n
1. a tribute or proposal of health, success, etc, given to a person or thing by a company of people and marked by raising glasses and drinking together
2. a person or thing honoured by such a tribute or proposal
3. (esp formerly) an attractive woman to whom such tributes are frequently made: she was the toast of the town.
vb
4. to propose or drink a toast to (a person or thing)
5. (Pop Music) (intr) to add vocal effects to a prerecorded track: a disc-jockey technique. See also rap16
[C17 (in the sense: a lady to whom the company is asked to drink): from toast1,from the idea that the name of the lady would flavour the drink like a piece of spiced toast]
ˈtoaster n

toast1

(toʊst)

n.
1. sliced bread that has been browned by dry heat.
v.t.
2. to brown (bread, cheese, etc.) by exposure to heat.
3. to heat or warm thoroughly at a fire: to toast one's feet at the fireplace.
v.i.
4. to become toasted.
Idioms:
be toast, Slang. to be doomed, ruined, or in trouble: If you come here again, you're toast!
[1350–1400; Middle English to(o)sten (v.) < Middle French toster < Vulgar Latin *tostāre, derivative of Latin tostus (<*torstos), past participle of torrēre to parch, roast]

toast2

(toʊst)

n.
1. a few words of welcome, congratulation, etc., uttered immediately before drinking to a person, event, etc.
2. a person, event, etc., honored with raised glasses before drinking.
3. an act or instance of thus drinking: to drink a toast to the queen.
4. a person, esp. an entertainer, who is widely celebrated: She was the toast of five continents.
v.t.
5. to propose or drink a toast to or in honor of.
v.i.
6. to propose or drink a toast.
[1690–1700; figurative use of toast1]

toast


Past participle: toasted
Gerund: toasting

Imperative
toast
toast
Present
I toast
you toast
he/she/it toasts
we toast
you toast
they toast
Preterite
I toasted
you toasted
he/she/it toasted
we toasted
you toasted
they toasted
Present Continuous
I am toasting
you are toasting
he/she/it is toasting
we are toasting
you are toasting
they are toasting
Present Perfect
I have toasted
you have toasted
he/she/it has toasted
we have toasted
you have toasted
they have toasted
Past Continuous
I was toasting
you were toasting
he/she/it was toasting
we were toasting
you were toasting
they were toasting
Past Perfect
I had toasted
you had toasted
he/she/it had toasted
we had toasted
you had toasted
they had toasted
Future
I will toast
you will toast
he/she/it will toast
we will toast
you will toast
they will toast
Future Perfect
I will have toasted
you will have toasted
he/she/it will have toasted
we will have toasted
you will have toasted
they will have toasted
Future Continuous
I will be toasting
you will be toasting
he/she/it will be toasting
we will be toasting
you will be toasting
they will be toasting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been toasting
you have been toasting
he/she/it has been toasting
we have been toasting
you have been toasting
they have been toasting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been toasting
you will have been toasting
he/she/it will have been toasting
we will have been toasting
you will have been toasting
they will have been toasting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been toasting
you had been toasting
he/she/it had been toasting
we had been toasting
you had been toasting
they had been toasting
Conditional
I would toast
you would toast
he/she/it would toast
we would toast
you would toast
they would toast
Past Conditional
I would have toasted
you would have toasted
he/she/it would have toasted
we would have toasted
you would have toasted
they would have toasted

toast

To brown food in a dry heat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toast - slices of bread that have been toastedtoast - slices of bread that have been toasted
bread, breadstuff, staff of life - food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
cinnamon toast - buttered toast with sugar and cinnamon (and nutmeg and grated lemon peel)
orange toast - buttered toast with sugar and grated orange rind and a little orange juice
Melba toast - very thin crisp brown toast
Brussels biscuit, rusk, twice-baked bread, zwieback - slice of sweet raised bread baked again until it is brown and hard and crisp
2.toast - a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention; "he was the toast of the town"
celebrity, famous person - a widely known person; "he was a baseball celebrity"
3.toast - a person in desperate straits; someone doomed; "I'm a goner if this plan doesn't work"; "one mistake and you're toast"
desperate - a person who is frightened and in need of help; "they prey on the hopes of the desperate"
4.toast - a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or eventtoast - a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
drink - a single serving of a beverage; "I asked for a hot drink"; "likes a drink before dinner"
Verb1.toast - make brown and crisp by heatingtoast - make brown and crisp by heating; "toast bread"; "crisp potatoes"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
heat, heat up - make hot or hotter; "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove"
2.toast - propose a toast totoast - propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let's drink to the New Year"
give - propose; "He gave the first of many toasts at the birthday party"
honor, honour, reward - bestow honor or rewards upon; "Today we honor our soldiers"; "The scout was rewarded for courageous action"

toast

1
verb
1. brown, grill, crisp, roast Toast the bread lightly on both sides.
2. warm (up), heat (up), thaw, bring back to life a bar with an open fire for toasting feet after a day skiing

toast

2
noun
1. tribute, drink, compliment, salute, health, pledge, salutation We drank a toast to Miss Jacobs.
2. favourite, celebrity, darling, talk, pet, focus of attention, hero or heroine, blue-eyed boy or girl (Brit. informal) She was the toast of Paris.
verb
1. drink to, honour, pledge to, salute, drink (to) the health of They toasted her with champagne.
Quotations
"Here's tae us; wha's like us?"
"Gey few, and they're a' deid" [Scottish toast]

toast

noun
The act of drinking to someone:
verb
To salute by raising and drinking from a glass:
Translations
أُمْنِيَة شُرْب النَّخْبخُبْزٌ مُحَمَّصخُبْز مُحَمَّصشُرْب نَخْبنَخْب
přípitektopinkatoustopékátoslavenec
toastskålskåltaleder skåles forperson
maljapaahtoleipäskoolatapaahtaakilistää
tostzdravicaprepečenac
rista brauîristaî brauîskálskál; sá/òaî sem skálaî er fyrirskála, drekka skál
トースト乾杯
건배구운 빵
dzert uz kāda veselībugrauzdētgrauzdiņšlaimes vēlējumstosts
hriankaopekaťoslávenecprípitok
nazdravitiopečenecopečizdravica
zdravica
skålskålarostarostat bröd
การดื่มอวยพรขนมปังปิ้ง
tostkadeh kaldırmakkızarmış ekmekkızartmakşerefe/sağlığa içme
bánh mì nướngchúc

toast

[təʊst]
A. N
1. (= bread) → pan m tostado, tostada f
a piece of toastuna tostada
2. (= drink) → brindis m inv (to por) to drink a toast to sbbrindar por algn
here's a toast to all whobrindemos por todos los que ...
to propose a toast to sbproponer un brindis por algn
to be the toast of the townser el niño bonito de la ciudad
B. VT
1. [+ bread] → tostar
toasted sandwichsándwich m tostado
to toast one's toes by the firecalentar los pies cerca del fuego
2. (= drink to) → brindar por
we toasted the newlywedsbrindamos por los recién casados
we toasted the victory in champagnecelebramos la victoria con champán
C. CPD toast list Nlista f de brindis
toast rack Nrejilla f para tostadas

toast

[ˈtəʊst]
n
(= food) → pain m grillé, toast m
a piece of toast → une tranche de pain grillé, un toast
(= drink, speech) → toast m
to drink a toast to sb → porter un toast à qn
to propose a toast → proposer un toast
to be toast → être cuit(e)
If she catches you, you're toast → Si elle t'attrape, tu es cuit.
vt
[+ bread] → faire griller
a toasted sandwich → un sandwich grillé
(= drink to) → porter un toast à

toast

1
nToast m; a piece of toastein Toast m, → eine Scheibe Toast; on toastauf Toast; as warm as toast (fig)mollig warm
vt breadtoasten; (on open fire, in oven) → rösten; to toast one’s feet by the firesich (dat)die Füße am Feuer wärmen
vi (bread etc)sich toasten/rösten lassen; (inf: person) → braten (inf), → rösten (inf)

toast

2
n
Toast m, → Trinkspruch m; to drink or raise a toast to somebodyauf jdn trinken, einen Toast auf jdn ausbringen; to propose a toasteinen Toast or Trinkspruch ausbringen (→ to auf +acc); they raised their glasses in a toast (to him)sie hoben ihre Gläser (um auf ihn zu trinken)
she was the toast of the townsie war der gefeierte Star der Stadt
vt to toast somebody/somethingauf jds Wohl or jdn/etw trinken; we toasted the victory in champagnewir haben unseren Sieg mit Champagner gefeiert or begossen (inf)

toast

[təʊst]
1. n
a. (bread) → pane m tostato
a piece or slice of toast → una fetta di pane tostato or abbrustolito
b. (drink, speech) → brindisi m inv
to propose/drink a toast to sb → proporre (di fare)/fare un brindisi a qn
the toast of the town/nation (fig) → il vanto della città/nazione
2. vt
a. (bread) → tostare, abbrustolire
b. (drink to) → brindare a

toast1

(təust) verb
to make (bread etc) brown in front of direct heat. We toasted slices of bread for tea.
noun
bread that has been toasted. He always has two pieces of toast for breakfast.
ˈtoasted adjective
heated by direct heat, eg under a grill. toasted cheese; Do you like your bread toasted?
ˈtoaster noun
an electric machine for toasting bread.
ˈtoaster oven noun
a small oven for toasting bread or baking food.
ˈtoastrack noun
a small stand in which slices of toast can be served. Put the toastrack on the table.

toast2

(təust) verb
to drink ceremonially in honour of, or to wish success to (someone or something). We toasted the bride and bridegroom / the new ship.
noun
1. an act of toasting. Let's drink a toast to our friends!
2. the wish conveyed, or the person etc honoured, by such an act.

toast

خُبْزٌ مُحَمَّص, نَخْب přípitek, topinka skål, toast Toast, Trinkspruch πρόποση, φρυγανιά brindis, tostada malja, paahtoleipä faire griller, pain grillé tost, zdravica brindisi, pane tostato トースト, 乾杯 건배, 구운 빵 toast ristet brød, skål grzanka, toast brinde, torrada тост rostat bröd, skål การดื่มอวยพร, ขนมปังปิ้ง kadeh kaldırmak, tost bánh mì nướng, chúc 烤面包片, 祝酒

toast

n pan tostado
References in classic literature ?
Meg went back to toast her feet and read IVANHOE, and Jo began to dig paths with great energy.
He must toast his slippers a long while, in order to get rid of the chilliness which the air of this vile old house has sent curdling through his veins.
Also he could find a comfortable seat by a fire, and could chat with a companion until he was as warm as toast.
He took his hot toast and coffee, and then about half past three his caravan of ten men filed away from the Riffel Hotel, and began the steep climb.
The brown loaf was out, the white loaf was out, the toast rack was out, the doughnuts were out, the milk was skimmed, the butter had been brought from the dairy.
Having invited Helen and me to approach the table, and placed before each of us a cup of tea with one delicious but thin morsel of toast, she got up, unlocked a drawer, and taking from it a parcel wrapped in paper, disclosed presently to our eyes a good-sized seed-cake.
That I set down as a speech meant for Edgar's ears; I believed no such thing, so I kept it to myself and brought her some tea and dry toast.
Mary drank some tea and ate a little toast and some marmalade.
He absently broke off some morsels of dry toast from the rack near him, absently finished his first cup of tea -- then asked for a second, which he left before him untouched.
Looking his companion full in the face while he drank the toast, Carton flung his glass over his shoulder against the wall, where it shivered to pieces; then, rang the bell, and ordered in another.
The toast was received with great applause, and such hearty laughter that it made me laugh too; at which they laughed the more.
I had in vain tried everything producible that began with a T, from tar to toast and tub.