Need another word that means the same as “diet”? Find 17 synonyms and 30 related words for “diet” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Diet” are: dieting, selection of food, food and drink, food, foodstuffs, provisions, fare, dietary regime, dietary regimen, dietary programme, crash diet, follow a diet, be on a diet, eat sparingly, eat selectively, abstain, fast
Diet as a Noun
Definitions of "Diet" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “diet” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan.
- The act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods.
- The usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal.
- (of food or drink) with reduced fat or sugar content.
- A prescribed selection of foods.
- A special course of food to which a person restricts themselves, either to lose weight or for medical reasons.
- The kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats.
- The activities, pastimes, etc. in which a person or group habitually engages.
Synonyms of "Diet" as a noun (11 Words)
|crash diet||A loud resonant repeating noise.|
|dietary programme||A regulated daily food allowance.|
|dietary regime||A regulated daily food allowance.|
|dietary regimen||A regulated daily food allowance.|
|dieting||The act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods.|
|fare||A paying (taxi) passenger.|
We should go to Seville but we cannot afford the air fare.
|food||Any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue.|
Food and drink.
|food and drink||Any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment.|
|foodstuffs||A substance that can be used or prepared for use as food.|
|provisions||A store or supply of something (especially of food or clothing or arms.|
|selection of food||The act of choosing or selecting.|
Usage Examples of "Diet" as a noun
- Screen violence is becoming the staple diet of the video generation.
- I'm going on a diet.
- Diet soft drinks.
- A vegetarian diet.
Diet as a Verb
Definitions of "Diet" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “diet” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Restrict oneself to small amounts or special kinds of food in order to lose weight.
- Eat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight.
- Follow a regimen or a diet, as for health reasons.
- Put (a person or animal) on a special diet.
Synonyms of "Diet" as a verb (6 Words)
|abstain||Restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something.|
Most pregnant women abstain or drink very little.
|be on a diet||Be priced at.|
|eat selectively||Use up (resources or materials.|
|eat sparingly||Use up (resources or materials.|
|fast||Abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons.|
Before the medical exam you must fast.
|follow a diet||Grasp the meaning.|
Usage Examples of "Diet" as a verb
- I began dieting again.
- He has high blood pressure and must stick to a low-salt diet.
Associations of "Diet" (30 Words)
|alimentary||Of or providing nourishment.|
|calorie||The energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water through 1 C equal to one thousand small calories and often used to measure the energy value of foods.|
|carbohydrate||Food consisting of or containing a lot of carbohydrates.|
Make sure you feed them lots of carbohydrate.
|carnivorous||Relating to or characteristic of carnivores.|
Carnivorous plants are capable of trapping and digesting small animals especially insects.
|commissariat||A department for the supply of food and equipment.|
|dietitian||A specialist in the study of diet and nutrition.|
|feed||An actor who gives a feed to a fellow performer.|
I could feed my melancholy by reading Romantic poetry.
|healthy||Promoting health; healthful.|
The healthy attitude of French laws.
|herbivore||An animal that feeds on plants.|
Horses are herbivores.
|intake||The people taken into an organization at a particular time.|
His alcohol intake.
|nourish||Provide with nourishment.|
He has long nourished an ambition to bring the show to Broadway.
|nourishing||(of food) containing substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition.|
Good nourishing stew.
|nourishment||A source of materials to nourish the body.|
She was starved of emotional nourishment.
|nutrient||Any substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis.|
Fish is a source of many important nutrients including protein vitamins and minerals.
He took the Bible for spiritual nutriment.
|nutrition||The branch of science that deals with nutrients and nutrition particularly in humans.|
A feeding tube gives her nutrition and water.
|nutritional||Relating to the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth.|
|nutritionist||A specialist in the study of nutrition.|
|nutritious||Of or providing nourishment.|
Home cooked burgers make a nutritious meal.
|nutritive||Relating to nutrition.|
|omnivorous||Feeding on both plants and animals.|
An omnivorous reader.
|protein||Proteins collectively especially as a dietary component.|
A protein found in wheat.
To raise the prices of provender for cattle importation has been severely curtailed.
|reducing||Any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent.|
A doctor supervised her reducing.
|starch||Food containing starch.|
|vegetarian||Relating to vegetarians or vegetarianism.|
A vegetarian restaurant.
16 per cent of US households are buying veggie burgers.
|victuals||A stock or supply of foods.|
|wholesome||Sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind.|
A grin on his ugly wholesome face.
|wholesomeness||The quality of being beneficial and generally good for you.|