dine

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See also: dîne, dîné, and diné

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French disner, from Vulgar Latin *disiūnāre, from disieiūnāre (to break the fast), from Late Latin, from dis- + iēiūnō (to fast), from Latin ieiūnus.

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dine (third-person singular simple present dines, present participle dining, simple 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.
    A table massive enough to have dined Johnnie Armstrong and his merry men. — Sir Walter Scott.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To dine upon; to have to eat.
    What wol ye dine? — Chaucer.

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Danish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dine

  1. (possessive) Plural form of din

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

dine

  1. first-person singular present indicative of diner
  2. third-person singular present indicative of diner
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of diner
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of diner
  5. second-person singular imperative of diner

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þínir.

Pronoun[edit]

dine pl

  1. plural form of din

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þínir.

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Pronoun[edit]

dine pl

  1. plural form of din

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Turkish[edit]

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dīne

  1. dative singular of din