Found 3 items, similar to feast.
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n 1: a ceremonial dinner party for many people [syn: banquet
2: something experienced with great delight; “a feast for the
3: a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed; “a banquet
for the graduating seniors”
; “the Thanksgiving feast”
“they put out quite a spread”
4: an elaborate party (often outdoors) [syn: fete
v 1: partake in a feast or banquet [syn: banquet
2: provide a feast or banquet for [syn: banquet
3: gratify; “feed one's eyes on a gorgeous view”
English → English
(f[=e]st), n. [OE. feste festival, holiday, feast,
OF. feste festival, F. f[^e]te, fr. L. festum, pl. festa, fr.
festus joyful, festal; of uncertain origin. Cf. Fair
1. A festival; a holiday; a solemn, or more commonly, a
The seventh day shall be a feast to the Lord. --Ex.
Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the
feast of the passover. --Luke ii. 41.
Note: An Ecclesiastical feast is called a immovable feast
when it always occurs on the same day of the year;
otherwise it is called a movable feast
. Easter is a
notable movable feast.
2. A festive or joyous meal; a grand, ceremonious, or
sumptuous entertainment, of which many guests partake; a
banquet characterized by tempting variety and abundance of
Enough is as good as a feast. --Old Proverb.
Belshazzar the King made a great feast to a thousand
of his lords. --Dan. v. 1.
3. That which is partaken of, or shared in, with delight;
something highly agreeable; entertainment.
The feast of reason, and the flow of soul. --Pope.
, a holiday; a day set as a solemn commemorative
Syn: Entertainment; regale; banquet; treat; carousal;
. A feast
sets before us viands superior in quantity, variety,
and abundance; a banquet is a luxurious feast; a
festival is the joyful celebration by good cheer of
some agreeable event. Carousal is unrestrained
indulgence in frolic and drink.
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Feasted
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. festen, cf. OF. fester to rest from work,
F. f[^e]ter to celebrate a holiday. See Feast
1. To eat sumptuously; to dine or sup on rich provisions,
particularly in large companies, and on public festivals.
And his sons went and feasted in their houses.
--Job. i. 4.
2. To be highly gratified or delighted.
With my love's picture then my eye doth feast.
, v. t.
1. To entertain with sumptuous provisions; to treat at the
table bountifully; as, he was feasted by the king.
2. To delight; to gratify; as, to feast the soul.
Feast your ears with the music a while. --Shak.