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Definition of "repast" []

  • A meal or the food eaten or provided at a meal. (noun)
  • To eat or feast. (verb-intransitive)
  • Obsolete To give food to. (verb-transitive)
  • A meal or the food provided at a meal (noun)

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.

  • Food in general; nourishment (noun)
  • The act of taking food or refreshment (noun)
  • To feed (on) (verb)

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Use "repast" in a sentence
  • "Hot chocolate, a popular accompaniment to la merienda, a light evening repast, is traditionally whipped until frothy with a molinillo, a ringed wooden beater invented by the Aztecs."
  • "A typical regional repast is set out in assorted clay pots."
  • "On taking this, the guest places the knife and spoon at the right side, and the fork at the left, and spreads the doily at the left, placing the finger-bowl upon it, and when the repast is finished, he dips his fingers quietly into the bowl and dries them upon his napkin."