HyperDic: diet

English > 6 senses of the word diet:
NOUNfooddieta prescribed selection of foods
groupdieta legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan)
fooddietthe usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal)
actdiet, dietingthe act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods)
VERBconsumptiondietfollow a regimen or a diet / diet, as for health reasons
consumptiondieteat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight
diet > pronunciation
Soundsday'aht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > diet: 6 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA prescribed selection of foods.
Narrowerallergy dietA diet designed to avoid the foods that you are allergic to
balanced dietA diet that contains adequate amounts of all the necessary nutrients required for healthy growth and activity
bland diet, ulcer dietA diet of foods that are not irritating / irritating
carbohydrate loading, carbo loadingA diet of foods high in starch that increases carbohydrate reserves in muscles
diabetic dietA diet designed to help control the symptoms of diabetes
dietary supplementSomething added to complete a diet or to make up for a dietary deficiency
gluten-free dietdiet prescribed to treat celiac disease
high-protein dietA diet high in plant and animal proteins
high-vitamin diet, vitamin-deficiency dietA diet designed to patients with vitamin deficiencies
light dietdiet prescribed for bedridden or convalescent people
liquid dietA diet of foods that can be served in liquid or strained form (plus custards or puddings)
low-fat dietA diet containing limited amounts of fat and stressing foods high in carbohydrates
low-sodium diet, low-salt diet, salt-free dietA diet that limits the intake of salt (sodium chloride)
reducing diet, obesity dietA diet designed to help you lose weight (especially fat)
soft diet, pap, spoon foodA diet that does not require chewing
vegetarianismA diet excluding all meat and fish
BroaderfareThe food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
Spanishalimentación, dieta, régimen alimentario, régimen
Catalanalimentació, dieta, règim alimentari, règim
Adjectivesdietary, dietetic, dieteticalof or relating to the diet / diet / diet
Nounsdieticiana specialist in the study of nutrition
Verbsdieteat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight
dietfollow a regimen or a diet / diet, as for health reasons
English > diet: 6 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan).
RegionJapan, Nippon, NihonA constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago
Broaderlegislature, legislative assembly, legislative body, general assembly, law-makerspersons who make or amend or repeal laws
Spanishdieta
Catalandieta
English > diet: 6 senses > noun 3, food
MeaningThe usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal).
Categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
BroaderfareThe food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
Spanishdieta, régimen
Catalandieta
Adjectivesdietary, dietetic, dieteticalof or relating to the diet / diet / diet
Nounsdieticiana specialist in the study of nutrition
English > diet: 6 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods).
Synonymdieting
Broaderfast, fastingabstaining from food
Spanishdieta
Catalandieta
Adjectivesdietaryof or relating to the diet / diet / diet
Nounsdieticiana specialist in the study of nutrition
Verbsdieteat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight
dietfollow a regimen or a diet / diet, as for health reasons
English > diet: 6 senses > verb 1, consumption
MeaningFollow a regimen or a diet / diet, as for health reasons.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"He has high blood pressure and must stick to a low-salt diet"
Broaderfastabstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
Spanishpicar
Catalanfer dieta, picar, seguir un règim
Nounsdiet, dietingthe act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods)
dieta prescribed selection of foods
dietarya regulated daily food allowance
dietera person who diets / diets
English > diet: 6 senses > verb 2, consumption
MeaningEat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderfastabstain from eating
Spanishpicar
Catalanpicar
Nounsdiet, dietingthe act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods)
dieta prescribed selection of foods
dietarya regulated daily food allowance
dietera person who diets / diets

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