HyperDic: meal

English > 3 senses of the word meal:
NOUNfoodmeal, repastthe food served and eaten at one time
timemealany of the occasions for eating food that occur by custom / custom or habit at more or less fixed times
foodmealcoarsely ground foodstuff
meal > pronunciation
Soundsmiy'l
Rhymesabele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > meal: 3 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningThe food served and eaten at one time.
Synonymrepast
PartscoursePart of a meal served at one time
dishA particular item of prepared food
helping, portion, servingAn individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
sandwichTwo (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them
side dish, side order, entremetsA dish that is served with, but is subordinate to, a main course
Narrowerbanquet, feast, spreadA meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed / enjoyed / enjoyed
bite, collation, snackA light informal meal
breakfastThe first meal of the day (usually in the morning)
brunchcombination breakfast and lunch
buffetA meal set out on a buffet at which guests / guests help themselves
dinnerThe main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday
lunch, luncheon, tiffin, dejeunerA midday meal
messA meal eaten in a mess hall by service personnel
nosh-upA large satisfying meal
picnicAny informal meal eaten outside or on an excursion
ploughman's lunchA meal consisting of a sandwich of bread and cheese and a salad
potluckWhatever happens / happens to be available especially when offered to an unexpected guest or when brought by guests and shared by all
refectionA light meal or repast
square mealA substantial and nourishing meal
supperA light evening meal
tea, afternoon tea, teatimeA light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
Broadernutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victualsA source of materials to nourish the body
Spanishcomida
Catalanàpat, menjada
Adjectivesprandialof or relating to a meal
English > meal: 3 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningAny of the occasions for eating food that occur by custom / custom or habit at more or less fixed times.
BroaderoccasionThe time of a particular event
English > meal: 3 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningcoarsely ground foodstuff; especially seeds of various cereal grasses or pulse.
Narrowercornmeal, Indian mealcoarsely ground corn
farinafine meal made from cereal grain especially wheat
kibblecoarsely ground grain in the form of pellets (as for pet food)
matzo meal, matzoh meal, matzah mealmeal made from ground matzos
oatmeal, rolled oatsmeal made from rolled or ground oats
pea flourmeal made from dried peas
pinolemeal made of finely ground corn mixed with sugar and spices
Broaderfoodstuff, food productA substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
Spanishharina
Catalanfarina
Adjectivesmealycontaining meal or made of meal

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