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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.]
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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)]
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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]
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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
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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
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repast

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

repast

[rɪˈpɑːst] N (liter) → comida f
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repast

[rɪˈpɑːst] n (formal)repas m
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repast

n (liter)Mahl nt (geh)
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repast

[rɪˈpɑːst] n (frm) → pranzo
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