Definition of 'dine'
Video: pronunciation of 'dine'
Example sentences containing 'dine'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
A lifelong bachelor, he threw dinner parties rather than dine alone. Smithsonian Mag (2017)What he may not survive is the implacable demands of the dining clubs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)More than half cook enough food for two dinners and two thirds regularly dine on leftovers. The Sun (2010)The patio that surrounds the pool is perfect for alfresco dining and entertaining friends. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Sunday night is film night in the dining room. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He would ask the concierge to dinner rather than dine alone. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The kitchen is well fitted, with a long wooden dining table on one side. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He says that few of his 40,000 staff care which school or dining club he attended. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The house has a kitchen, dining room and two sitting rooms on the ground floor. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He rarely meets contacts for lunch, preferring to dine out at night. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Apparently this was a Conservative dining club. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He retired here to live an idyllic life, dining weekly with two other naval captains. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One cannot help feeling sympathy for one 's dining companion. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He dined that night, thank you for asking. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Dining with two friends in the airy atrium, she looked happy and relaxed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Above the dining room is one of the project's nine residences. Christianity Today (2000)This set of six blue striped stainless-steel dessert spoons is great for both informal dining and outdoor entertaining. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The woman had been sitting in the dining room last night, a few tables away from him. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You may take them out and wine them and dine them, but that is all you may do. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The wine and dine is at Marshall Street. Sarah Brown's Vegetarian London (1988)He walked all the way home very dismally, and dined alone with Briggs. Vanity Fair (1837)I am hoping that my new married lovers will wine and dine me, as well as taking me to bed. The Sun (2013)
Trends of 'dine'
Used Occasionally. dine is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'dine'
British English: dine VERB
When you dine, you have dinner.
He dines alone most nights.
Definition of dine from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.