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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.

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

Wikipedia

  1. Restaurant

    A restaurant is a business that prepares and serves food and drinks to customers. Meals are generally served and eaten on the premises, but many restaurants also offer take-out and food delivery services. Restaurants vary greatly in appearance and offerings, including a wide variety of cuisines and service models ranging from inexpensive fast-food restaurants and cafeterias to mid-priced family restaurants, to high-priced luxury establishments.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Restaurantnoun

    an eating house

  2. 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. Mark King:

    Because our people are the heart of our organization, and we understand the impact these actions can have,were amending our sick policyat our company-owned U.S. restaurants to better accommodate our teams while ensuring no one works who is sick, well be paying employees who are required tostay at home, or who work at a restaurant that is closed, for their scheduled or regularly scheduled hours during theirtime away from work. Were actively working with our franchise partners to encourage a similar approach.

  2. Don Aaron:

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

  3. Niuris Higueras:

    We need to link up with the U.S. market, there needs to be more access to U.S. products here in Cuba. We need Home Depot, a Walmart, a Costco. A Restaurant Depot would be fabulous.

  4. Jerry Weintraub:

    He was completely aware of the level of fame because that's what destroyed him. He was cloistered, he was locked up all the time, he couldn't go out to a restaurant unless we closed the restaurant, he couldn't go to a movie unless we closed the theater ... it's a very hard way to live. Listen: He gave up his freedom knowingly because he was such a huge star.

  5. Sarah Huckabee Sanders:

    We are allowed to disagree, but we should be able to do so freely and without fear of harm, and this goes for all people regardless of politics. Some have chosen to push hate and vandalism against the restaurant that I was asked to leave from. A Hollywood actor publicly encouraged people to kidnap my children.

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