Synonyms of 'meal'
any of the regular occasions, such as breakfast or dinner, when food is served and eatenIt's rare that I have a meal with my children.
He proclaimed it a splendid repast.
They put on a spread of sandwiches for us.
Lunch was a snack in the fields.
something to eat,
Last night he attended a state banquet.
Would you like to stay and have dinner?
Lunch was a feast of meat, vegetables, cheese, and wine.
bite to eat (informal)
See make a meal of something
related adjective prandial
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in the sense of banquet
an elaborate formal dinner often followed by speechesLast night he attended a state banquet.
in the sense of dinner
the main meal of the day, eaten either in the evening or at middayWould you like to stay and have dinner?
in the sense of feast
a large and special meal for many peopleLunch was a feast of meat, vegetables, cheese, and wine.
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