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, eatery(noun)

    a building where people go to eat

Wiktionary

  1. restaurant(Noun)

    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. Restaurant(noun)

    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

How to pronounce restaurant?

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    Daniel
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How to say restaurant in sign language?

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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. Don Aaron:

    He then went inside the restaurant( and) continued firing.

  2. Gene Lee:

    Our strong top-line results exceeded the industry this quarter resulting in significant market share gains, this sales performance, coupled with strong operating profit growth, is a testament to our strategy and the outstanding focus and execution by our restaurant teams who create exceptional dining experiences for our guests every day.

  3. Ahmed Nasr:

    I was at a buffet and the staff encouraged me to try Russian food. I liked it. I did not even know what they ate in Russia, in Canada we have Chinese, Indian, Middle Eastern food, but I've never seen Russian. Maybe I will look for a Russian restaurant - hopefully I can find one!

  4. Andrew Rigie:

    It’s becoming more difficult to run a profitable restaurant in the city.

  5. Brody Jenner:

    Hopefully in the second season they start filming more about what we actually do in our real life, not just gossiping and sitting at a restaurant or going to a nightclub. There are a lot more things that we have going on in our lives that are interesting and cool, and [music] being one of them.

Images & Illustrations of restaurant

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