dine

dine
dine [ daın ] verb intransitive FORMAL
to eat dinner:
They dined together at an expensive restaurant.
`dine on or `dine off phrasal verb transitive FORMAL
dine on/off something to eat a particular type of food, especially an expensive one
,dine `out phrasal verb intransitive FORMAL
to eat dinner in a restaurant instead of at home: EAT OUT
,dine `out on phrasal verb transitive HUMOROUS
dine out on something if you dine out on an event or experience, people invite you to meals so that you can tell them about it

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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