Definition of repast
1 : something taken as food : meal
2 : the act or time of taking food
Examples of repast in a Sentence
She offered us a light repast before we set out on our trip.
monks taking their evening repast in silence
Recent Examples of repast from the Web
His homegoing service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at House of Hope in the Pullman neighborhood with a repast afterward at Mount Calvary.
There are also olive, fig, and walnut trees, which provide fresh repast for the family’s table.
His funeral, to be followed by a community repast, was to be held Friday, at the same church as Mr. Gray’s.
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First Known Use of repast
REPAST Defined for Kids
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