HyperDic: fasting

English > 1 sense of the word fasting:
NOUNactfasting, fastabstaining from food
fasting > pronunciation
Soundsfae'stihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > fasting: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningabstaining from food.
Synonymfast
NarrowerRamadan(Islam) a fast (held from sunrise to sunset / sunset) that is carried out during the Islamic month of Ramadan
diet, dietingThe act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods)
hunger strikeA voluntary fast undertaken as a means of protest
BroaderabstinenceAct or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
Spanishayuno
Catalandejuni, dia dejunat
Verbsfastabstain from eating
fastabstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons

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