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Breakfasting vs. Breakfast

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Breakfastingnoun

The act of eating breakfast.

Breakfastnoun

The first meal of the day, usually eaten in the morning.

‘You should put more protein in her breakfast so she will grow.’;

Breakfastnoun

(by extension) A meal consisting of food normally eaten in the morning, which may typically include eggs, sausages, toast, bacon, etc.

‘We serve breakfast all day.’;

Breakfastnoun

The celebratory meal served after a wedding (and occasionally after other solemnities e.g. a funeral).

Breakfastnoun

A meal eaten after a period of (now often religious) fasting.

Breakfastverb

(intransitive) To eat the morning meal.

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Breakfastverb

(transitive) To serve breakfast to.

Breakfastnoun

The first meal in the day, or that which is eaten at the first meal.

‘A sorry breakfast for my lord protector.’;

Breakfastnoun

A meal after fasting, or food in general.

‘The wolves will get a breakfast by my death.’;

Breakfastverb

To break one's fast in the morning; too eat the first meal in the day.

‘First, sir, I read, and then I breakfast.’;

Breakfastverb

To furnish with breakfast.

Breakfastnoun

the first meal of the day (usually in the morning)

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Breakfastverb

eat an early morning meal;

‘We breakfast at seven’;

Breakfastverb

provide breakfast for

Breakfastnoun

a meal eaten in the morning, the first of the day

‘a breakfast of bacon and eggs’; ‘I don't eat breakfast’;

Breakfastverb

eat breakfast

‘she breakfasted on fried bread and bacon’;

Breakfast

Breakfast is the first meal of the day eaten after waking from the night's sleep, usually in the morning. The word in English refers to breaking the fasting period of the previous night.

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