Pronunciation Verb

dine (dines, present participle dining; past and past participle dined)

  1. (intransitive) To eat; to eat dinner or supper.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To give a dinner to; to furnish with the chief meal; to feed.
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  3. (transitive, obsolete) To dine upon; to have to eat.
    • What wol ye dine?
Related terms Translations Noun

dine (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) dinnertime

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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