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Diet

Di´et
n.1.Course of living or nourishment; what is eaten and drunk habitually; food; victuals; fare.
2.A course of food selected with reference to a particular state of health; prescribed allowance of food; regimen prescribed.
To fast like one that takes diet.
- Shak.
Diet kitchen
a kitchen in which diet is prepared for invalids; a charitable establishment that provides proper food for the sick poor.
v. t.1.To cause to take food; to feed.
[imp. & p. p. Dieted; p. pr. & vb. n. Dieting.]
2.To cause to eat and drink sparingly, or by prescribed rules; to regulate medicinally the food of.
v. i.1.To eat; to take one's meals.
2.To eat according to prescribed rules; to ear sparingly; as, the doctor says he must diet.
n.1.A legislative or administrative assembly in Germany, Poland, and some other countries of Europe; a deliberative convention; a council; as, the Diet of Worms, held in 1521.
Noun1.diet - a prescribed selection of foods
2.diet - a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan)
3.diet - the usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal)
4.diet - the act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods)
Synonyms: dieting
Verb1.diet - follow a regimen or a diet, as for health reasons; "He has high blood pressure and must stick to a low-salt diet"
2.diet - eat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight

DIET. An assembly held by persons having authority to manage the public affairs of the nation. In Germany, such assemblies are known by this name:

What a person eats and drinks. Any type of eating plan.

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