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Definition 1: slices of bread that have been toasted - [noun denoting food]

(toast is a kind of ...) food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked

(... is a kind of toast ) buttered toast with sugar and cinnamon (and nutmeg and grated lemon peel)

(... is a kind of toast ) buttered toast with sugar and grated orange rind and a little orange juice

(... is a kind of toast ) very thin crisp brown toast

(... is a kind of toast ) slice of sweet raised bread baked again until it is brown and hard and crisp

Definition 2: a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for toast in the sense of this definition

(toast is a kind of ...) a single serving of a beverage

"I asked for a hot drink" "likes a drink before dinner"

Definition 3: a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention - [noun denoting person]

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

  • he was the toast of the town

(toast is a kind of ...) a widely known person

"he was a baseball celebrity"

Definition 4: a person in desperate straits; someone doomed - [noun denoting person]

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

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

Synonyms for toast in the sense of this definition

(toast is a kind of ...) a person who is frightened and in need of help

"they prey on the hopes of the desperate"

Definition 5: make brown and crisp by heating - [verb of change]

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

  • toast bread
  • crisp potatoes

Synonyms for toast in the sense of this definition

(toast is a kind of ...) make hot or hotter

"the sun heats the oceans" "heat the water on the stove"

(toast belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

Definition 6: propose a toast to - [verb of consumption]

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

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

Synonyms for toast in the sense of this definition

(toast is a kind of ...) bestow honor or rewards upon

"Today we honor our soldiers" "The scout was rewarded for courageous action"

(... is a kind of toast ) propose

"He gave the first of many toasts at the birthday party"

(toast implies ...) consume alcohol

"We were up drinking all night"

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