verb (used with object), di·et·ed, di·et·ing.
verb (used without object), di·et·ed, di·et·ing.
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Origin of diet1
OTHER WORDS FROM dietdi·et·er, nounnon·di·et·er, nounnon·di·et·ing, adjective, noun
Definition for diet (2 of 2)
Origin of diet2
Example sentences from the Web for diet
Then they were sorted into five groups, depending on how healthy their diets were.
When people say that, they mean a healthy diet can boost your health.
Even the fish available in the bazaar, a staple of the local diet, is changing—there are fewer freshwater fish and more brackish-water fish on sale.
Because really what you needed to compare apples to apples is overall reach of this information, and sort of what is the information, sort of, exposure diet of the average Facebook user.
Worse, a diet heavy in sweet aphorisms makes discerning reflections on life taste all the more unappetizing.Paulo Coelho’s ‘The Archer’ aims for profundity but misses|Ron Charles|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Three of the performers in said act, Richard Faughnan, Dieter Schepp and Mario, fell.Thrills and Too Many Spills: The Dangers of the Circus|Marina Watts|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since IIFYM takes both into consideration, it puts the dieter in a very good position right out of the gate.
Revulsion at Loughner and his acts is understandable, said Dieter.Jared Loughner Trial Could Expand Support for the Death Penalty|Lisa Miller|January 15, 2011|DAILY BEAST
On September 14, I reported that Pope Benedict XVI had made his pet schnauzer Dieter a cardinal.
Master Dieter has a sweetheart for every finger, though the lower part of his own body isn't quite as handsome as it might be.Complete Short Works|Georg Ebers
British Dictionary definitions for diet (1 of 2)
- a specific allowance or selection of food, esp prescribed to control weight or in disorders in which certain foods are contraindicateda salt-free diet; a 900-calorie diet
- (as modifier)a diet bread
Derived forms of dietdieter, noun
Word Origin for diet
British Dictionary definitions for diet (2 of 2)
- the date fixed by a court for hearing a case
- a single session of a court