verb (used without object), dined, din·ing.
verb (used with object), dined, din·ing.
Origin of dine
Examples 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