Found 4 items, similar to Diet.
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v 1: follow a regimen or a diet, as for health reasons; “He has
high blood pressure and must stick to a low-salt diet”
2: eat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight
n 1: a prescribed selection of foods
2: a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan)
3: the usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or
4: the act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of
particular foods) [syn: dieting
English → English
, n. [F. di[`e]te, L. diaeta, fr. Gr. ? manner of
1. Course of living or nourishment; what is eaten and drunk
habitually; food; victuals; fare. “No inconvenient
2. A course of food selected with reference to a particular
state of health; prescribed allowance of food; regimen
To fast like one that takes diet. --Shak.
, a kitchen in which diet is prepared for
invalids; a charitable establishment that provides proper
food for the sick poor.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dieted
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To cause to take food; to feed. [R.] --Shak.
2. To cause to eat and drink sparingly, or by prescribed
rules; to regulate medicinally the food of.
She diets him with fasting every day. --Spenser.
, v. i.
1. To eat; to take one's meals. [Obs.]
Let him . . . diet in such places, where there is
good company of the nation, where he traveleth.
2. To eat according to prescribed rules; to ear sparingly;
as, the doctor says he must diet.
, n. [F. di[`e]te, LL. dieta, diaeta, an assembly, a
day's journey; the same word as diet course of living, but
with the sense changed by L. dies day: cf. G. tag day, and
A legislative or administrative assembly in Germany, Poland,
and some other countries of Europe; a deliberative
convention; a council; as, the Diet of Worms, held in 1521.
Specifically: Any of various national or local assemblies;
(a) Occasionally, the Reichstag of the German Empire,
Reichsrath of the Austrian Empire, the federal
legislature of Switzerland, etc.
(b) The legislature of Denmark, Sweden, Japan, or Hungary.
(c) The state assembly or any of various local assemblies in
the states of the German Empire, as the legislature
(Landtag) of the kingdom of Prussia, and the Diet of the
Circle (Kreistag) in its local government.
(d) The local legislature (Landtag) of an Austrian province.
(e) The federative assembly of the old Germanic Confederation
(1815 -- 66).
(f) In the old German or Holy Roman Empire, the great formal
assembly of counselors (the Imperial Diet or Reichstag)
or a small, local, or informal assembly of a similar kind
(the Court Diet, or Hoftag).
Note: The most celebrated Imperial Diets are the three
following, all held under Charles V.:
Diet of Worms
, 1521, the object of which was to check the
Reformation and which condemned Luther as a heretic;
Diet of Spires
, or Diet of Speyer
, 1529, which had the
same object and issued an edict against the further
dissemination of the new doctrines, against which edict
Lutheran princes and deputies protested (hence
Diet of Augsburg
, 1530, the object of which was the
settlement of religious disputes, and at which the
Augsburg Confession was presented but was denounced by the
emperor, who put its adherents under the imperial ban.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]