What does feast mean?

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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

    gratify

    "feed one's eyes on a gorgeous view"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Feastnoun

    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. 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

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

  3. Feastnoun

    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. Feastnoun

    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. Feastnoun

    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. Feastverb

    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. Feastverb

    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.]

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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. John Breen:

    This ritual is basically a feast involving the sun goddess and the emperor, the emperor is transformed by partaking of this feast.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    If the beasts enjoy the feast every day, then the other inhabitants of that land but naturally will care the least about the rules and regulations.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A beast is always going to enjoy the feast in a land full of foxes and wolves that hardly care about others and do hard work the least.”

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A person who does not enjoy the feast by earning through heist is required the least and perhaps never to go to the priest.

  5. American Proverb:

    A contented mind is a continual feast.

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    (of a flowering plant) having two cotyledons in the seed
    • A. dicotyledonous
    • B. bibulous
    • C. ostensive
    • D. jejune

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