repast

Whether it's a sumptuous feast you're sitting down to or just a simple bite to eat, repast is just another word for "meal."

Based on the Latin word repascere, which means "to feed," a repast is any collection of food served and eaten at one time. In verb form, repast means to eat or feast. So at least by dictionary standards, you should feel free to repast on cheese doodles and marshmallow fluff for your morning repast — in other words, eat junk for breakfast.

Definitions of repast
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n the food served and eaten at one time

Synonyms:
meal
Types:
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mess
a meal eaten in a mess hall by service personnel
square meal
a substantial and nourishing meal
potluck
whatever happens to be available especially when offered to an unexpected guest or when brought by guests and shared by all
refection
a light meal or repast
breakfast
the first meal of the day (usually in the morning)
brunch
combination breakfast and lunch; usually served in late morning
dejeuner, lunch, luncheon, tiffin
a midday meal
afternoon tea, tea, teatime
a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
dinner
the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday
supper
a light evening meal; served in early evening if dinner is at midday or served late in the evening at bedtime
buffet
a meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves
picnic
any informal meal eaten outside or on an excursion
bite, collation, snack
a light informal meal
nosh-up
a large satisfying meal
ploughman's lunch
a meal consisting of a sandwich of bread and cheese and a salad
banquet, feast, spread
a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed
Passover supper, Seder
(Judaism) the ceremonial dinner on the first night (or both nights) of Passover
refreshment
snacks and drinks served as a light meal
continental breakfast, petit dejeuner
a breakfast that usually includes a roll and coffee or tea
business lunch
lunch (usually at a restaurant) where business is discussed and the cost is charged as a business expense
high tea
substantial early evening meal including tea
cookout
an informal meal cooked and eaten outdoors
nosh
(Yiddish) a snack or light meal
coffee break, tea break
a snack taken during a break in the work day
smorgasbord
an assortment of foods starting with herring or smoked eel or salmon etc with bread and butter; then cheeses and eggs and pickled vegetables and aspics; finally hot foods; served as a buffet meal
power breakfast
a meeting of influential people to conduct business while eating breakfast
Type of:
aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance, victuals
a source of materials to nourish the body

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