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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.


Synonymsgoner


Broader (hypernym)desperate

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


Synonymspledge


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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