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dining

verb
present participle of dine

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1 to take a meal
  • they dined elegantly at the city's finest restaurant before taking in an opera downtown

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2 to entertain with a fancy meal
  • the advertising agency lavishly wines and dines prospective clients

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dining

dining out

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“Dining.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dining. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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