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1. diet

noun. ['ˈdaɪət'] a prescribed selection of foods.

Synonyms

  • salt-free diet
  • high-protein diet
  • carbo loading
  • ulcer diet
  • fare
  • diabetic diet
  • gluten-free diet
  • liquid diet
  • obesity diet
  • light diet
  • balanced diet
  • dietary supplement
  • vitamin-deficiency diet
  • low-sodium diet
  • vegetarianism
  • pap
  • low-salt diet
  • spoon food
  • allergy diet
  • bland diet
  • reducing diet
  • carbohydrate loading
  • low-fat diet
  • high-vitamin diet

Antonyms

  • pervious
  • noncausative
  • rough

Etymology

  • diete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • dieta (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word diet


1. Noun, singular or mass
Carbs are the major macronutrient in fruit and make a healthy choice on your muscle-growing diet.

2. Adjective
Include a variety of fruits and vegetables into your daily diet plan with each meal.

Quotes containing the word diet


1. Hope is a very thin diet.
- Thomas Shadwell

2. To me, Ann Romney sounds like a better candidate than her husband. She put her MS into remission through horseback riding, alternative therapies, and a healthy diet. She knows how to pace herself. She has a sense of humor and an innate honesty, and her hair moves in the wind. Maybe she should run.
- Patti Davis

3. A bit of trash now and then is good for the severest reader. It provides the necessary roughage in the literary diet.
- Phyllis McGinley

2. diet

noun. ['ˈdaɪət'] a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan).

Synonyms

  • law-makers
  • legislature
  • general assembly
  • legislative body

Etymology

  • diete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • dieta (Latin)

3. diet

verb. ['ˈdaɪət'] eat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight.

Etymology

  • diete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • dieta (Latin)

4. diet

noun. ['ˈdaɪət'] the usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal).

Antonyms

  • consume

Etymology

  • diete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • dieta (Latin)

5. diet

noun. ['ˈdaɪət'] the act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods).

Synonyms

  • fast
  • fasting

Antonyms

  • gradual
  • unhurried
  • moral

Etymology

  • diete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • dieta (Latin)

6. diet

verb. ['ˈdaɪət'] follow a regimen or a diet, as for health reasons.

Etymology

  • diete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • dieta (Latin)
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