MEAL: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for MEAL?

Need another word that means the same as “meal”? Find 2 synonyms and 30 related words for “meal” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Meal” are: repast, snack

Meal as a Noun

Definitions of "Meal" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “meal” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • The food served and eaten at one time.
  • The food eaten during a meal.
  • Any of the regular occasions in a day when a reasonably large amount of food is eaten.
  • Coarsely ground foodstuff; especially seeds of various cereal grasses or pulse.
  • Any of the occasions for eating food that occur by custom or habit at more or less fixed times.
Definitions of "Meal" as a noun

Synonyms of "Meal" as a noun (2 Words)

repastThe food served and eaten at one time.
A sumptuous repast.
snackA sexually attractive person.
It ll be a snack.
Synonyms of "Meal" as a noun (2 Words)

Usage Examples of "Meal" as a noun

  • The evening meal.
  • A bar serving light meals.
Usage Examples of "Meal" as a noun

Associations of "Meal" (30 Words)

appetizerA small dish of food or a drink taken before a meal or the main course of a meal to stimulate one’s appetite.
The afternoon games served as an appetizer for the evening s heavyweight clash between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich.
appetizingStimulating one’s appetite.
The appetizing aroma of sizzling bacon.
breakfastEat breakfast.
I don t eat breakfast.
brunchCombination breakfast and lunch; usually served in late morning.
Breakfast was served so late as almost to constitute brunch.
delectableCapable of arousing desire.
The delectable Ms Davis.
deliciousHighly pleasant to the taste.
Delicious home baked brown bread.
dessertA dish served as the last course of a meal.
A dessert of chocolate mousse.
eatEat a meal take a meal.
I didn t eat yet so I gladly accept your invitation.
flavorLend flavor to.
flavourA substance used to alter or enhance the taste of food or drink a flavouring.
Whitewashed walls and red roof tiles gave the resort a Mediterranean flavour.
foodAnything that provides mental stimulus for thinking.
They had eaten their food and slept.
lunchEat lunch.
A lunch meeting.
luncheonA formal lunch, or a formal word for lunch.
A ladies luncheon was taking place.
lusciousVery sexually attractive.
The luscious brush strokes and warm colours of these late masterpieces.
palatable(of food or drink) pleasant to taste.
A device that made increased taxation more palatable.
partakeConsume.
Visitors can partake in golfing or clay pigeon shooting.
pastaA dish that contains pasta as its main ingredient.
postprandialFollowing a meal (especially dinner.
We were jolted from our postprandial torpor.
refreshmentA light snack or drink.
An ample supply of liquid refreshment.
repastA meal.
A sumptuous repast.
sauceProvide a sauce for something season with a sauce.
None of your sauce said Aunt Edie.
savorGive taste to.
Savor the soup.
savoryAny of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees.
A past that was scarcely savory.
snackEat a snack.
It ll be a snack.
starterDenoting something regarded as suitable for a person who is new to a particular activity, product, etc.
The starter motor.
supperA light evening meal; served in early evening if dinner is at midday or served late in the evening at bedtime.
We had a delicious cold supper.
tangA tart spicy quality.
His words came out with a distinct tang of broad Lancashire.
vegetarianRelating to vegetarians or vegetarianism.
A vegetarian restaurant.
zestyMarked by spirited enjoyment.
Associations of "Meal" (30 Words)

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