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TOAST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does toast mean? 

TOAST (noun)
  The noun TOAST has 4 senses:

1. slices of bread that have been toasted
2. a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention
3. a person in desperate straits; someone doomed
4. a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event

  Familiarity information: TOAST used as a noun is uncommon.


TOAST (verb)
  The verb TOAST has 2 senses:

1. make brown and crisp by heating
2. propose a toast to

  Familiarity information: TOAST used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TOAST (noun)


Sense 1toast [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Slices of bread that have been toasted

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("toast" is a kind of...):

bread; breadstuff; staff of life (food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "toast"):

cinnamon toast (buttered toast with sugar and cinnamon (and nutmeg and grated lemon peel))

orange toast (buttered toast with sugar and grated orange rind and a little orange juice)

Melba toast (very thin crisp brown toast)

Brussels biscuit; rusk; twice-baked bread; zwieback (slice of sweet raised bread baked again until it is brown and hard and crisp)


Sense 2toast [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Context example:

he was the toast of the town

Hypernyms ("toast" is a kind of...):

celebrity; famous person (a widely known person)


Sense 3toast [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person in desperate straits; someone doomed

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

goner; toast

Context examples:

I'm a goner if this plan doesn't work / one mistake and you're toast

Hypernyms ("toast" is a kind of...):

desperate (a person who is frightened and in need of help)


Sense 4toast [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

pledge; toast

Hypernyms ("toast" is a kind of...):

drink (a single serving of a beverage)


TOAST (verb)


Sense 1toast [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make brown and crisp by heating

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

toast; crispen; crisp

Context examples:

toast bread / crisp potatoes

Hypernyms (to "toast" is one way to...):

heat; heat up (make hot or hotter)

Domain category:

cookery; cooking; preparation (the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 2toast [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Propose a toast to

Classified under:

Verbs of eating and drinking

Synonyms:

salute; toast; wassail; drink; pledge

Context examples:

Let us toast the birthday girl! / Let's drink to the New Year

Hypernyms (to "toast" is one way to...):

honor; honour; reward (bestow honor or rewards upon)

"Toast" entails doing...:

booze; drink; fuddle (consume alcohol)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "toast"):

give (propose)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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