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Princeton's WordNet

  1. banquet, feastnoun

    a ceremonial dinner party for many people

  2. feastnoun

    something experienced with great delight

    "a feast for the eyes"

  3. banquet, feast, spreadnoun

    a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed

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

  4. fete, feast, fiestaverb

    an elaborate party (often outdoors)

  5. feast, banquet, junketverb

    partake in a feast or banquet

  6. feast, banquet, junketverb

    provide a feast or banquet for

  7. feed, feastverb


    "feed one's eyes on a gorgeous view"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Feastnoun

    a festival; a holiday; a solemn, or more commonly, a joyous, anniversary

  2. Feastnoun

    a festive or joyous meal; a grand, ceremonious, or sumptuous entertainment, of which many guests partake; a banquet characterized by tempting variety and abundance of food

  3. Feastnoun

    that which is partaken of, or shared in, with delight; something highly agreeable; entertainment

  4. Feastnoun

    to eat sumptuously; to dine or sup on rich provisions, particularly in large companies, and on public festivals

  5. Feastnoun

    to be highly gratified or delighted

  6. Feastverb

    to entertain with sumptuous provisions; to treat at the table bountifully; as, he was feasted by the king

  7. Feastverb

    to delight; to gratify; as, to feast the soul

  8. Etymology: [OE. festen, cf. OF. fester to rest from work, F. fter to celebrate a holiday. See Feast, n.]


  1. Feast

    Feast is a 2005 action-horror film, a result of Project Greenlight's third season, the amateur filmmaking documentary series and contest. The winning team was composed of writers Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton, and director John Gulager. It was executive produced by Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Moore, Wes Craven and the Maloof family. The film was produced and distributed by Dimension Films in association with Maloof Motion Pictures and Neo Art & Logic.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Feast

    fēst, n. a day of unusual solemnity or joy: a festival in commemoration of some event—movable, such as occurs on a specific day of the week succeeding a certain day of the month, as Easter; immovable, at a fixed date, as Christmas: a rich and abundant repast: rich enjoyment for the mind or heart.—v.i. to hold a feast: to eat sumptuously: to receive intense delight.—v.t. to entertain sumptuously.—ns. Feast′-day; Feast′er.—adj. Feast′ful, festive, joyful, luxurious.—ns. Feast′ing; Feast′-rite, a rite or custom observed at feasts.—adj. Feast′-won (Shak.), won or bribed by feasting.—Feast of fools, Feast of asses, medieval festivals, held between Christmas and Epiphany, in which a burlesque bishop was enthroned in church, and a burlesque mass said by his orders, and an ass driven round in triumph.—Double feast (eccles.), one on which the antiphon is doubled. [O. Fr. feste (Fr. fête)—L. festum, a holiday, festus, solemn, festal.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of feast in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of feast in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of feast in a Sentence

  1. Clive Staples Lewis:

    Just a hurried line...to tell a story which puts the contrast between *our* feast of the Nativity and all this ghastly Xmas racket at it's lowest. My brother heard a woman on a 'bus say, as the 'bus passed a church with a Crib outside it, Oh Lor' They bring religion into everything. Look- they're dragging it even into Christmas now

  2. John Wesley:

    A feast of dedication; yet he calls it a feast to Jehovah; for as brutish as they were, they did not design to terminate their adoration in the image; but they made it for a representation of the true God...yet this did not excuse them from gross idolatry.”

  3. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    An improper mind is a perpetual feast.

  4. William Shakespeare:

    Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Atheist says there is no God, people who enjoy almost everyday feast on public money could be heard saying that everyone is a God; But a person who can perhaps think the least remains in the midst of both of the above thoughts to say that either there is no God or Everyone is a God.

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