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rɪˈgeɪlre·gale

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. regale, treatverb

    provide with choice or abundant food or drink

    "Don't worry about the expensive wine--I'm treating"; "She treated her houseguests with good food every night"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Regalenoun

    a prerogative of royalty

    Etymology: [LL. regale, pl. regalia, fr. L. regalis: cf. F. rgale. See Regal.]

  2. Regaleverb

    to enerta/n in a regal or sumptuous manner; to enrtertain with something that delights; to gratify; to refresh; as, to regale the taste, the eye, or the ear

    Etymology: [LL. regale, pl. regalia, fr. L. regalis: cf. F. rgale. See Regal.]

  3. Regaleverb

    to feast; t/ fare sumtuously

    Etymology: [LL. regale, pl. regalia, fr. L. regalis: cf. F. rgale. See Regal.]

  4. Regaleverb

    a sumptuous repast; a banquet

    Etymology: [LL. regale, pl. regalia, fr. L. regalis: cf. F. rgale. See Regal.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Regale

    rē-gāl′, v.t. to entertain in a sumptuous manner: to refresh: to gratify.—v.i. to feast.—n. a regal or magnificent feast.—ns. Regale′ment, the act of regaling: entertainment: refreshment; Regā′ler. [Fr. régaler, derived by Diez, like Sp. regalar, from L. regelāre, to thaw. Scheler prefers to connect with O. Fr. galer, to rejoice (cf. Gala), and Skeat follows him.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of regale in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of regale in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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