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Definition of "dine" [dine]

  • To have dinner. (verb-intransitive)
  • To give dinner to; entertain at dinner: wined and dined the visiting senators. (verb-transitive)
  • To eat dinner (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To make one's meal (of) (verb)
  • To entertain to dinner (esp in the phrase wine and dine someone) (verb)

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Use "dine" in a sentence
  • ""I want you to dine with me -- really _dine_," she said, and her voice was both eager and repressed."
  • "'Come and dine with me at the inn,' he exclaimed cordially; 'if one may use such a word as _dine_ under the circumstances.'"
  • "Fans will dine from a special Twilight Menu and see where the Prom and the end of the movie actually take place."