HyperDic: toast

English > 6 senses of the word toast:
NOUNfoodtoastslices of bread that have been toasted
person toasta celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention
person toast, gonera person in desperate straits
foodtoast, pledgea drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
VERBchangetoast, crispen, crispmake brown and crisp by heating
consumptiontoast, drink, pledge, salute, wassailpropose a toast to
toast > pronunciation
Soundstow'st
Rhymesalmost ... westernmost: 30 rhymes with owst...
English > toast: 6 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningSlices of bread that have been toasted.
NarrowerMelba toastVery thin crisp brown toast
cinnamon toastbuttered toast with sugar and cinnamon (and nutmeg and grated lemon peel)
orange toastbuttered toast with sugar and grated orange rind and a little orange juice
zwieback, rusk, Brussels biscuit, twice-baked breadSlice of sweet raised bread baked again until it is brown and hard and crisp
Broaderbread, breadstuff, staff of lifeFood made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
Spanishbrindis, pan tostado, torrada, tostada
Catalanbrindis, pa torrat, torrada
Verbstoastmake brown and crisp by heating
English > toast: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention.
Example"he was the toast of the town"
Broadercelebrity, famous personA widely known person
English > toast: 6 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person in desperate straits; someone doomed.
Example "one mistake and you're toast"
Synonymgoner
BroaderdesperateA person who is frightened and in need of help
English > toast: 6 senses > noun 4, food
MeaningA drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event.
Synonympledge
BroaderdrinkA single serving of a beverage
Spanishbrindis
Catalanbrindis
Verbstoastpropose a toast to
English > toast: 6 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake brown and crisp by heating.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"toast bread"
Synonymscrispen, crisp
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broaderheat, heat upmake hot or hotter
Spanishtostar
Catalantorrar-se, torrar
Nounstoastslices of bread that have been toasted
toastera kitchen appliance (usually electric) for toasting bread
toastingcooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill
English > toast: 6 senses > verb 2, consumption
MeaningPropose a toast to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"Let us toast the birthday girl!"
Synonymsdrink, pledge, salute, wassail
Entailshit the bottle, drink, booze, fuddleconsume alcohol
NarrowergivePropose
Broaderhonor, honour, rewardbestow honor or rewards upon
Spanishbeber, brindar, prometer, saludar
Catalanbrindar per, proposar un brindis, saludar
Nounstoasta drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event

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