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English noun: toast

1. toast (food) slices of bread that have been toasted

Broader (hypernym)bread, breadstuff, staff of life

Narrower (hyponym)Brussels biscuit, cinnamon toast, Melba toast, orange toast, rusk, twice-baked bread, zwieback

2. toast (person) a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention

SamplesHe was the toast of the town.

Broader (hypernym)celebrity, famous person

3. toast (person) a person in desperate straits; someone doomed

SamplesI'm a goner if this plan doesn't work.
One mistake and you're toast.


Broader (hypernym)desperate

4. toast (food) a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event


Broader (hypernym)drink

English verb: toast

1. toast (change) make brown and crisp by heating

SamplesToast bread.
Crisp potatoes.

Synonymscrisp, crispen

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)heat, heat up

Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

2. toast (consumption) propose a toast to

SamplesLet us toast the birthday girl!.
Let's drink to the New Year.

Synonymsdrink, pledge, salute, wassail

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

Broader (hypernym)honor, honour, reward

Narrower (hyponym)give

Entailbooze, drink, fuddle

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