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Diet meaning

diet - 21 dictionary results

  1. 1. follow a regimen or a diet, as for health reasons; " He has high blood pressure and must stick to a low- salt diet"
  2. 2. A course of food selected with reference to a particular state of health; prescribed allowance of food; regimen prescribed.
  3. 3. To cause to take food; to feed.
  4. 4. To cause to eat and drink sparingly, or by prescribed rules; to regulate medicinally the food of.
  5. 5. To eat; to take one's meals.
  6. 6. To eat according to prescribed rules; to ear sparingly; as, the doctor says he must diet.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. Any of various national or local assemblies;
  9. 9. Occasionally, the Reichstag of the German Empire, Reichsrath of the Austrian Empire, the federal legislature of Switzerland, etc.
  10. 10. The legislature of Denmark, Sweden, Japan, or Hungary.
  11. 11. The state assembly or any of various local assemblies in the states of the German Empire, as the legislature ( Landtag) of the kingdom of Prussia, and the Diet of the Circle ( Kreistag) in its local government.
  12. 12. The local legislature ( Landtag) of an Austrian province.
  13. 13. In the old German or Holy Roman Empire, the great formal assembly of counselors ( the Imperial Diet or Reichstag) or a small, local, or informal assembly of a similar kind ( the Court Diet, or Hoftag).
  14. 14. A legislative or administrative assembly in Germany, Poland, and some other countries of Europe; a deliberative convention; a council; as, the of Worms, held in 1521.
  15. 15. The state assembly or any of various local assemblies in the states of the German Empire, as the legislature ( Landtag) of the kingdom of Prussia, and the of the Circle ( Kreistag) in its local government.
  16. 16. The federative assembly of the old Germanic Confederation ( 1815 - 66).
  17. 17. In the old German or Holy Roman Empire, the great formal assembly of counselors ( the Imperial or Reichstag) or a small, local, or informal assembly of a similar kind ( the Court Diet, or Hoftag).
  18. 18. An assembly of princes and delegates.
  19. 19. Dietary; dietetic.
  20. 20. Habitual or prescribed food.
  21. 21. To take food according to rule.

diet - examples of usage

  1. The physician tells her that she needs plenty of fresh air and rest, and a lot of eggs and milk in her diet. - "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society", Upton Sinclair.
  2. Since then, I have many times tried to take a milk diet by myself, but have never been able to get it to agree with me. - "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society", Upton Sinclair.
  3. What do reason and moral sense have to tell us about diet? - "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society", Upton Sinclair.
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