Origin of dine
OTHER WORDS FROM dinepre·dine, verb (used without object), pre·dined, pre·din·ing.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH dinedeign, dine
Words nearby dine
Other definitions for dine (2 of 2)
How to use dine in a sentence
In March, police arrested a group of wealthy businessmen and government officials who were about to dine on illegal tiger meat.
When they do dine, the Hitchcocks sometimes use Limoges china marked “Plaza Athénée.”Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“When you attack public sector unions now, you are attacking the heart of the U.S. labor movement,” says Dine.
He refused to dine with people, because he did not like being agitated during meal times.
Lohse and his beleaguered fellow pledges were, he claims, forced to chug vinegar and to dine on the dreaded “vomlet.”
After we had engaged our rooms, we drove back to the hotel where Liszt was staying, and where we were to dine immediately.
“Master and Mr. Pickwick is a going to dine here at five,” replied the fat boy.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
We dine late, and as there are a good many boarders, it takes some time always to change the plates.
At the office he very wisely told the story to the other gentlemen there, with whom he was to dine next day.
I've heard my father say that at the big hotels at Atlantic City and other places they have a band play while the people dine.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
British Dictionary definitions for dine
Word Origin for dine
Other Idioms and Phrases with dine
In addition to the idiom beginning with dine
- dine out on
- eat (dine) out
- wine and dine