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A meal or the food eaten or provided at a meal.
v. re·past·ed, re·past·ing, re·pasts
To eat or feast.
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.]
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1. a meal or the food provided at a meal: a light repast.
a. food in general; nourishment
b. the act of taking food or refreshment
(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)]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. food and drink for a meal.
2. the meal itself.
4. to eat or feast (often fol. by on or upon).
[1300–50; (n.) < Old French, derivative of repaistre to eat a meal]
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Past participle: repasted
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|Noun||1.||repast - 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
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
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"
sandwich - two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
noun meal, spread (informal), collation, refection, food, kai (N.Z. informal), nourishment, victuals He proclaimed it a splendid repast.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
repast[rɪˈpɑːst] N (liter) → comida f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
repast[rɪˈpɑːst] n (formal) → repas m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n (liter) → Mahl nt (geh)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
repast[rɪˈpɑːst] n (frm) → pranzo
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