Dinning vs. Dining - What's the difference?

Main Difference

The main difference between Dinning and Dining is that the Dinning is a family name and Dining is a ingestion of food to provide for all organisms their nutritional or medicinal needs.

Wikipedia

  • Dinning

    Dinning is the surname of the following people: Dean Dinning (b. 1967), American musician and music producer Jim Dinning (born 1952), Canadian politician and businessman Mark Dinning (1933–1986), American pop music singer Tony Dinning (born 1975), English football midfielder American singing trio The Dinning Sisters: Ella (1920–2000), Virginia (1924–2013) and Jean Dinning (1924–2011)

  • Dining

    Eating (also known as consuming) is the ingestion of food, typically to provide a heterotrophic organism with energy and to allow for growth. Animals and other heterotrophs must eat in order to survive — carnivores eat other animals, herbivores eat plants, omnivores consume a mixture of both plant and animal matter, and detritivores eat detritus. Fungi digest organic matter outside their bodies as opposed to animals that digest their food inside their bodies. For humans, eating is an activity of daily living. Some individuals may limit their amount of nutritional intake. This may be a result of a lifestyle choice, due to hunger or famine, as part of a diet or as religious fasting.

Wiktionary

  • Dinning (verb)

    present participle of din

  • Dinning (noun)

    The sound or action of making a loud noise or commotion.

  • Dining (noun)

    Eating dinner as a social function.

  • Dining (noun)

    Entertaining someone to dinner.

  • Dining (verb)

    present participle of dine

Oxford Dictionary

  • Dining (noun)

    the activity of eating a meal

    "the city has become a capital of fine dining"

    "a dining area"

Webster Dictionary

  • Dining (noun)

    from Dine, a.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Dining (noun)

    the act of eating dinner

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