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English noun: feast

1. feast (group) a ceremonial dinner party for many people


Synonymsbanquet


Broader (hypernym)dinner, dinner party


Narrower (hyponym)gaudy

2. feast (event) something experienced with great delight


SamplesA feast for the eyes.


Broader (hypernym)thing

3. feast (food) a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed


SamplesA banquet for the graduating seniors.
The Thanksgiving feast.
They put out quite a spread.


Synonymsbanquet, spread


Broader (hypernym)meal, repast

4. feast (event) an elaborate party (often outdoors)


Synonymsfete, fiesta


Broader (hypernym)party


Narrower (hyponym)luau, potlatch


English verb: feast

1. feast (consumption) partake in a feast or banquet


ExamplesSam and Sue feast


Synonymsbanquet, junket


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)eat


Narrower (hyponym)wine and dine


Verb groupbanquet, feast, junket

2. feast (consumption) provide a feast or banquet for


ExamplesSam cannot feast Sue


Synonymsbanquet, junket


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)host


Verb groupbanquet, feast, junket

3. feast (consumption) gratify


SamplesFeed one's eyes on a gorgeous view.


Synonymsfeed


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)regale, treat









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