What does feast mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. banquet, feast(noun)

    a ceremonial dinner party for many people

  2. feast(noun)

    something experienced with great delight

    "a feast for the eyes"

  3. banquet, feast, spread(noun)

    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, fiesta(verb)

    an elaborate party (often outdoors)

  5. feast, banquet, junket(verb)

    partake in a feast or banquet

  6. feast, banquet, junket(verb)

    provide a feast or banquet for

  7. feed, feast(verb)

    gratify

    "feed one's eyes on a gorgeous view"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Feast(noun)

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

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

  2. Feast(noun)

    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

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

  3. Feast(noun)

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

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

  4. Feast(noun)

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

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

  5. Feast(noun)

    to be highly gratified or delighted

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

  6. Feast(verb)

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

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

  7. Feast(verb)

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

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

Freebase

  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.]

Anagrams for feast »

  1. Fates

  2. Feats

  3. Fetas

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  1. Alex
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Numerology

  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. Patricia Arquette:

    I can't tell you what this means to me, i'm a fourth-generation actor. My family has been committed to acting for over a century, through feast or famine.

  2. Daniel Leo:

    We provide over 20 % of all professional rugby players in the world. We help prop up everybody's competitions, we don't have our own pathway at the moment. We don't have the audience, but we bring a huge amount of value to the party. There is no feast without the fire.

  3. Ashanti Proverb:

    One cannot both feast and become rich.

  4. Robert Burton:

    A good conscience is a continual feast.

  5. Chief Marketing Officer Kenny Jacobs:

    We now think we will get it in March or April this year, looks more like April than March, and we think we will get up to 10 MAX aircraft, it could still mean less than ten and the date could still change ... It has been a moving feast and the dates have slipped up to now for the past months.

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