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Definition 1: the act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for diet in the sense of this definition

(diet is a kind of ...) abstaining from food

Definition 2: a prescribed selection of foods - [noun denoting food]

(diet is a kind of ...) the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed

(... is a kind of diet ) a diet that does not require chewing; advised for those with intestinal disorders

(... is a kind of diet ) a diet designed to help you lose weight (especially fat)

(... is a kind of diet ) a diet that limits the intake of salt (sodium chloride); often used in treating hypertension or edema or certain other disorders

(... is a kind of diet ) a diet containing limited amounts of fat and stressing foods high in carbohydrates; used in treatment of some gallbladder conditions

(... is a kind of diet ) a diet of foods that can be served in liquid or strained form (plus custards or puddings); prescribed after certain kinds of surgery

(... is a kind of diet ) diet prescribed for bedridden or convalescent people; does not include fried or highly seasoned foods

(... is a kind of diet ) a diet designed to patients with vitamin deficiencies

(... is a kind of diet ) a diet high in plant and animal proteins; used to treat malnutrition or to increase muscle mass

(... is a kind of diet ) diet prescribed to treat celiac disease; eliminates such foods as wheat and rye and oats and beans and cabbage and turnips and cucumbers that are rich in gluten

(... is a kind of diet ) a diet of foods high in starch that increases carbohydrate reserves in muscles

"carbo loading is used by endurance athletes just before competing"

(... is a kind of diet ) something added to complete a diet or to make up for a dietary deficiency

(... is a kind of diet ) a diet designed to help control the symptoms of diabetes

(... is a kind of diet ) a diet of foods that are not irritating

"he ate a bland diet because of his colitis"

(... is a kind of diet ) a diet that contains adequate amounts of all the necessary nutrients required for healthy growth and activity

(... is a kind of diet ) a diet designed to avoid the foods that you are allergic to

(... is a kind of diet ) a diet excluding all meat and fish

Definition 3: the usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal) - [noun denoting food]

(diet is a kind of ...) the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed

(diet belongs to category ...) a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

Definition 4: a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan) - [noun denoting group]

(diet is a kind of ...) persons who make or amend or repeal laws

(diet belongs to a domain located in ...) a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building

Definition 5: eat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight - [verb of consumption]

(diet is a kind of ...) abstain from eating

"Before the medical exam, you must fast"

Definition 6: follow a regimen or a diet, as for health reasons - [verb of consumption]

Samples where diet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He has high blood pressure and must stick to a low-salt diet

(diet is a kind of ...) abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons

"Catholics sometimes fast during Lent"

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