What does banquet mean?

Definitions for banquet
ˈbæŋ kwɪtban·quet

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. banquet, feast(noun)

    a ceremonial dinner party for many people

  2. banquet, feast, spread(verb)

    a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed

    "a banquet for the graduating seniors"; "the Thanksgiving feast"; "they put out quite a spread"

  3. feast, banquet, junket(verb)

    provide a feast or banquet for

  4. feast, banquet, junket(verb)

    partake in a feast or banquet

Wiktionary

  1. banquet(Noun)

    A large celebratory meal; a feast.

    Etymology: banket, from banquet, from banchetto, from banco, of origin, from *, from bankiz. Akin to bank, benc. More at bank, bench.

  2. banquet(Verb)

    To participate in a banquet.

    Etymology: banket, from banquet, from banchetto, from banco, of origin, from *, from bankiz. Akin to bank, benc. More at bank, bench.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Banquet(noun)

    a feast; a sumptuous entertainment of eating and drinking; often, a complimentary or ceremonious feast, followed by speeches

  2. Banquet(noun)

    a dessert; a course of sweetmeats; a sweetmeat or sweetmeats

  3. Banquet(verb)

    to treat with a banquet or sumptuous entertainment of food; to feast

  4. Banquet(verb)

    to regale one's self with good eating and drinking; to feast

  5. Banquet(verb)

    to partake of a dessert after a feast

Freebase

  1. Banquet

    A banquet is a large meal or feast, complete with main courses and desserts. It usually serves a purpose such as a charitable gathering, a ceremony, or a celebration, and is often preceded or followed by speeches in honour of someone.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Banquet

    bangk′wet, n. a feast: any rich treat or entertainment: a course of sweetmeats, fruit, and wine, separately, or after the principal meal—still used in the Scotch phrase, 'a cake and wine banquet.'—v.t. to give a feast to.—v.i. to fare sumptuously.—ns. Banq′ueter, Banq′ueteer; Banq′ueting; Banq′ueting-house. [Fr.;—banc, bench, like It. banchetto, from banco.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of banquet in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of banquet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of banquet in a Sentence

  1. Rosalind Russell, as Aunti Mame:

    Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving.

  2. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Because to prepare is to win, they said to each other. And they made a banquet in this honor. (Car préparer, c'est déjà gagner, se dirent-ils. Et ils firent un banquet en cet honneur.)”

  3. Fredrik Eriksson:

    The banquet is held in extremely high regard internationally and the quality of the food served must be absolutely world-class, the food must have clear Swedish influences and carefully selected produce with good sustainability. There must be creativity but with a classic tone.

  4. Prosecutor Stewart Ryan:

    The time for the defendant to escape justice is over. It's finally time for the defendant to dine on the banquet of his own consequences.

  5. Robert Louis Stephenson:

    Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.

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