verb (used with object)
- to eat a meal, especially in companionable association with others.
- to distribute or participate in Communion.
Origin of bread
Related formsbread·less, adjectivebread·less·ness, nounun·bread·ed, adjective
Can be confusedbread bred
Examples from the Web for bread
For example, Kuwait recently put a limit the allowable amount of sodium in bread to lower blood pressure.The Secret to Tracking Ebola, MERS, and Flu? Sewers|Wudan Yan|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Place one sheet of phyllo on the board, brush it with butter, and sprinkle it with ¾ teaspoon of bread crumbs.
The last time Xido was at the orphanage in 2012, money was running out and there was only bread to eat for a few days.Death Metal Angola: Heavy Metal in War-Torn Africa|Nina Strochlic|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Venezuela faces shortages in everything from toilet paper to bread, but one of the most overlooked items is breast implants.Venezuela Now Has Toilet Paper but No Breast Implants|Jason Batansky|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A bad day for Mark Francis would involve having to take public transport and having the crusts left on his bread.
Just a mouthful of bread, and even that I do not get a chance to eat!The Memoirs of Victor Hugo|Victor Hugo
We eat our bread in peace and comfort, and each man's property is his own.For the Temple|G. A. Henty
For bread there was a small quantity of "hard tack" and a large supply of corn meal.Camp Venture|George Cary Eggleston
If a man was too poor to sacrifice a living animal, he offered an image of one made of bread.
The ploughboy understood them very well, for to have only a hunch of bread and little or no cheese was often his own case.Round About a Great Estate|Richard Jefferies
British Dictionary definitions for bread
Word Origin for bread
Idioms and Phrases with bread
In addition to the idioms beginning with bread
- bread and butter
- break bread
- greatest thing since sliced bread
- know which side of bread is buttered
- take the bread out of someone's mouth