What does Restaurant mean?

Definitions for Restaurantˈrɛs tər ənt, -təˌrɑnt, -trɑnt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Restaurant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. restaurant, eating house, eating place, eatery(noun)

    a building where people go to eat

Wiktionary

  1. restaurant(Noun)

    An eating establishment in which diners are served food at their tables.

  2. Origin: From (a form of restaurer), from restaurans, present participle of restaurare, from restorative soup served in the first establishments.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Restaurant(noun)

    an eating house

  2. Origin: [F., fr. restaurer. See Restore.]

Freebase

  1. Restaurant

    A restaurant is a business establishment which prepares and serves food and drink to customers in return for money, either paid before the meal, after the meal, or with a running tab. Meals are generally served and eaten on premises, but many restaurants also offer take-out and food delivery services. Restaurants vary greatly in appearance and offerings, including a wide variety of the main chef's cuisines and service models.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Restaurant

    res′tō-rang, or res′tō-rant, n. a house for the sale of refreshments: an eating-house.—n. Restaurateur (res-tō′ra-tėr), the keeper of a restaurant. [Fr.,—restaurer, to restore.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. RESTAURANT

    An institution for the spread of dyspepsia. From Lat. _restauro_, to repair, and Grk. _anti_, against. After patronizing, you're "up against repairs."

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Restaurant' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2876

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Restaurant' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3568

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Restaurant' in Nouns Frequency: #908

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Restaurant in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Restaurant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ring Lardner:

    I've known what it is to be hungry, but I always went right to a restaurant.

  2. Mark Walhimer:

    Everybody will try a restaurant, but to get people to go back to a restaurant is really tough.

  3. Steven Wright, Standup Comedy Routine:

    I went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time". So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance.

  4. Calvin Trillin:

    Marriage is not merely sharing the fettucini, but sharing the burden of finding the fettucini restaurant in the first place.

  5. Albert Camus:

    All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.

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