(noun, verb)


1. the food served and eaten at one time

Similar word(s): repast

Definition categories: food, aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance, victuals

2. any of the occasions for eating food that occur by custom or habit at more or less fixed times

Definition categories: time, occasion

3. coarsely ground foodstuff; especially seeds of various cereal grasses or pulse

Definition categories: food, foodstuff


1. (transitive) To defile or taint.

- Were he meal'd with that / Which he corrects, than were he tyrannous. ― Shakespeare.