What does restaurant mean?

Definitions for restaurant
ˈrɛs tər ənt, -təˌrɑnt, -trɑntrestau·rant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. restaurant, eating house, eating place, eaterynoun

    a building where people go to eat

Wiktionary

  1. restaurantnoun

    An eating establishment in which diners are served food at their tables.

    Etymology: From (a form of restaurer), from restaurans, present participle of restaurare, from restorative soup served in the first establishments.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Restaurantnoun

    an eating house

    Etymology: [F., fr. restaurer. See Restore.]

Freebase

  1. Restaurant

    A restaurant is a business establishment which prepares and serves food and drink to customers in return for money, either paid before the meal, after the meal, or with a running tab. Meals are generally served and eaten on premises, but many restaurants also offer take-out and food delivery services. Restaurants vary greatly in appearance and offerings, including a wide variety of the main chef's cuisines and service models.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Restaurant

    res′tō-rang, or res′tō-rant, n. a house for the sale of refreshments: an eating-house.—n. Restaurateur (res-tō′ra-tėr), the keeper of a restaurant. [Fr.,—restaurer, to restore.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. RESTAURANT

    An institution for the spread of dyspepsia. From Lat. _restauro_, to repair, and Grk. _anti_, against. After patronizing, you're "up against repairs."

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'restaurant' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2876

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'restaurant' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3568

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'restaurant' in Nouns Frequency: #908

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of restaurant in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of restaurant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of restaurant in a Sentence

  1. Le Nechet:

    Just a 15-minute walk north on Collins Avenue is The Broken Shaker, it's like a little vacation village with a restaurant, backyard garden and a little pool if you want to swim. Rigolo.

  2. Alyssa Tushman:

    While member engagement is up and people are coming back, rebuilding a membership base isn’t like just opening doors to a restaurant where people love to come back and get a bite. It takes time.

  3. Jim Smith:

    Mark Rupp said. The virus is blamed for more than 6.5 million confirmed infections and 195,000 deaths in the U.S., by far the highest totals of any country, according to the count kept by Johns Hopkins University. While case numbers have fallen from a peak average of 67,000 new infections per day in late July to about 36,000 now, the numbers remain staggeringly high. Deaths are running at about 750 a day, down from a peak of over 2,200 in late April. In recent days, Mississippi has allowed restaurants to expand their customer capacity to 75 %. New Jersey reopened gyms and indoor dining at restaurants, though with limited capacity. Michigans governor allowed gyms to reopen and organized sports to resume. County commissioners in Pinellas County, Fla., on Thursday are set to discuss whether to repeal their mask ordinance. While some Americans may see such things as a welcome step closer to normal, public health experts warn the U.S. is setting itself up for failure — again. ( iStock) Public health experts noted that it is safe to resume certain activities in communities where there are low levels of infection. The nations top infectious-disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, appeared via video at Vermont Gov. Phil Scotts virus briefing Tuesday and praised the states response and its steps to reopen safely. Anthony Fauci chalked it up to Vermonts emphasis on wearing masks, avoiding crowds and taking other simple precautions. But elsewhere, experts said, case counts are too high to resume higher-risk activities, such as going to bars, gyms, theaters and stadiums, participating in close contact sports or eating inside a restaurant. In most communities in Florida, bars were allowed to reopen at 50 percent capacity on Monday, while keeping some precautions in place. But Floridas three biggest counties Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach are keeping their bars closed because of high case numbers. Even in places where drinking establishments have been given the OK to reopen, some owners and customers alike are hesitant. At The Leon Pub, a smoky bar a mile up the road from Floridas Capitol in Tallahassee, the Monday night crowd was sparse, as Leon Pub has been for much of the long, oppressive summer. Leon Pub been crickets and tumbleweeds, said bartender Lauren Bryant. Among the few there were Allie Preston and her husband. Weve been cooped up for a while. It was nice to have normalcy, she said. Florida bars were shuttered on St. Patricks Day in March, allowed to reopen in June, then ordered closed again about two weeks later as virus cases surged. Leon Pub was allowed to reopen in July because it had a restaurant license. Jim Smith, owner of Poor Pauls Pourhouse in Tallahassee, intends to keep Jim Smith place closed until the outbreak is over. I miss going to work every day. I miss seeing the customers and employees.

  4. Sean Kennedy:

    In short, the restaurant industry simply can not wait for relief any longer.

  5. Tim Powell:

    There's a lot of options outside of restaurant meals, if you start raising prices it means that there's a good chance that demand, or the traffic, will go down.

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