verb (used without object), dined, din·ing.
verb (used with object), dined, din·ing.
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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
Example sentences from the Web for dining
Marvin and I leave the poolside and go into his dining room.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The resources were what you might expect: Dining room, a media center, a library, a TV room, a meeting room, a computer room.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This bungalow has two levels, a screening room, a dining room, many offices, an art department, and cutting rooms.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Houses sit together at their tables in dining halls under maroon banners emblazoned with their names.
On the piano is a portrait of Lizzie, and replica skulls of the Bordens are displayed in the dining room.Would You Stay in Lizzie Borden’s Ax-Murder House?|Nina Strochlic|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With a shudder of disgust the lawyer went into the dining room and closed the door into the kitchen.The Troll Garden and Selected Stories|Willa Cather
They appeared as much at home and at ease in their saddles, as in a well-stuffed arm-chair after dining generously.The South-West|Jonathon Holt Ingraham
At one in the morning, tip-toeing into the dining room, we devoured a plate of bread and butter left for late comers.Immortal Youth|Lucien Price
Commonly, when dining, the squirrel goes to his granary or storage place and uses this for a dining room.Watched by Wild Animals|Enos A. Mills
The sides of the dining room and ladies cabin are of mahogany and curled maple, with elegant looking-glasses.Travels Through North America, v. 1-2|Berhard Saxe-Weimar Eisenach
British Dictionary definitions for dining
Word Origin for dine
Idioms and Phrases with dining
In addition to the idiom beginning with dine
- dine out on
- eat (dine) out
- wine and dine