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Meaning of "toast" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TOAST

From Old French toster, from Latin tōstus parched, baked from torrēre to dry with heat.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TOAST

toast  [təʊst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TOAST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Toast is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb toast in English.

WHAT DOES TOAST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

toast

Toast

Toast is bread that has been browned by exposing to radiant heat. This browning is the result of a Maillard reaction, altering the flavor of the bread as well as making it firmer so it holds toppings more securely. Toasting is a common method of making stale bread more palatable.

Definition of toast in the English dictionary

The first definition of toast in the dictionary is sliced bread browned by exposure to heat, usually under a grill, over a fire, or in a toaster. Other definition of toast is to brown under a grill or over a fire. Toast is also to warm or be warmed in a similar manner.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO TOAST

PRESENT

Present
I toast
you toast
he/she/it toasts
we toast
you toast
they toast
Present continuous
I am toasting
you are toasting
he/she/it is toasting
we are toasting
you are toasting
they are toasting
Present perfect
I have toasted
you have toasted
he/she/it has toasted
we have toasted
you have toasted
they have toasted
Present perfect continuous
I have been toasting
you have been toasting
he/she/it has been toasting
we have been toasting
you have been toasting
they have been toasting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I toasted
you toasted
he/she/it toasted
we toasted
you toasted
they toasted
Past continuous
I was toasting
you were toasting
he/she/it was toasting
we were toasting
you were toasting
they were toasting
Past perfect
I had toasted
you had toasted
he/she/it had toasted
we had toasted
you had toasted
they had toasted
Past perfect continuous
I had been toasting
you had been toasting
he/she/it had been toasting
we had been toasting
you had been toasting
they had been toasting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will toast
you will toast
he/she/it will toast
we will toast
you will toast
they will toast
Future continuous
I will be toasting
you will be toasting
he/she/it will be toasting
we will be toasting
you will be toasting
they will be toasting
Future perfect
I will have toasted
you will have toasted
he/she/it will have toasted
we will have toasted
you will have toasted
they will have toasted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been toasting
you will have been toasting
he/she/it will have been toasting
we will have been toasting
you will have been toasting
they will have been toasting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would toast
you would toast
he/she/it would toast
we would toast
you would toast
they would toast
Conditional continuous
I would be toasting
you would be toasting
he/she/it would be toasting
we would be toasting
you would be toasting
they would be toasting
Conditional perfect
I would have toast
you would have toast
he/she/it would have toast
we would have toast
you would have toast
they would have toast
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been toasting
you would have been toasting
he/she/it would have been toasting
we would have been toasting
you would have been toasting
they would have been toasting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you toast
we let´s toast
you toast
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to toast
Past participle
toasted
Present Participle
toasting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TOAST


almost
ˈɔːlməʊst
blogpost
ˈblɒɡˌpəʊst
boast
bəʊst
coast
kəʊst
coste
kəʊst
engrossed
ɪnˈɡrəʊst
foremost
ˈfɔːˌməʊst
ghost
ɡəʊst
guidepost
ˈɡaɪdˌpəʊst
host
həʊst
innermost
ˈɪnəˌməʊst
most
məʊst
outermost
ˈaʊtəˌməʊst
outpost
ˈaʊtˌpəʊst
post
pəʊst
roast
rəʊst
seacoast
ˈsiːˌkəʊst
topmost
ˈtɒpˌməʊst
uppermost
ˈʌpəˌməʊst
utmost
ˈʌtˌməʊst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TOAST

toadlike
toadrush
toadstone
toadstool
toady
toadying
toadyish
toadyism
Toamasina
toast rack
toaster
toastie
toastier
toasties
toastiest
toasting
toasting fork
toastmaster
toastmistress
toasty

WORDS THAT END LIKE TOAST

Barbary Coast
be toast
cinnamon toast
Coromandel Coast
crown roast
French toast
Gold Coast
Ivory Coast
Malabar Coast
Melba toast
milquetoast
oast
overroast
pot roast
pot-roast
rib roast
spit-roast
the Barbary Coast
the Ivory Coast
white toast

Synonyms and antonyms of toast in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TOAST»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «toast» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of toast

Translation of «toast» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TOAST

Find out the translation of toast to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of toast from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «toast» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

烤面包片
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tostada
570 millions of speakers

English

toast
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

टोस्ट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خُبْزٌ مُحَمَّص
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тост
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

torrada
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

টোস্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pain grillé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Roti bakar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Trinkspruch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

トースト
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

구운 빵
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Roti panggang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bánh mì nướng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிற்றுண்டி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टोस्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kızarmış ekmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

brindisi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

toast
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

грінка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

felie de pâine prăjită
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φρυγανιά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

roosterbrood
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skål
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skål
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of toast

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TOAST»

The term «toast» is very widely used and occupies the 10.846 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TOAST» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «toast» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «toast» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about toast

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «TOAST»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word toast.
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Naveen Andrews
A slice of hot, buttered toast is the perfect meal. It's not too much and not too little, and it gives you just the right buzz.
2
Ed Begley, Jr.
I ride my bike for transportation a great deal - occasionally I ride it for fun. But I also have a generator bike that's hooked up to my solar battery pack, so if I ride 15 minutes hard on my bike, that's enough energy to toast toast, or power my computer.
3
Michael Berryman
That includes not cutting down the rain forest, and stop polluting the ocean because once we kill the coral reefs and the rain forest, this earth is toast.
4
Libba Bray
My joke is that my father was a minister and my mother was an English teacher, so I'm trained to see the world in terms of symbols, which is hard when you just want to make toast.
5
Rodney Dangerfield
With my wife I don't get no respect. I made a toast on her birthday to 'the best woman a man ever had.' The waiter joined me.
6
Suzanne Fields
There is a bright spot or two for the Spaniards. French toast has become freedom toast on the Air Force One breakfast menu, but the Spanish omelet is still a Spanish omelet.
7
Tom Freston
Read, listen to and watch everything you can. Explore the corners of popular culture and the arts. And, of course, these days you have to stay maniacally plugged in to the cutting edge of whatever technology is taking your profession into the future - otherwise you're toast.
8
Maggie Grace
I am very superstitious about toasts. I never toast with water, and I'm very careful to make eye contact with everyone I toast with.
9
Bob Inglis
So when you're dealing with an existential threat like death or like climate change, if you see it as 'we are all toast anyway,' then denial is a pretty good way of coping.
10
Robert Irvine
Every meal should end with something sweet. Maybe it's jelly on toast at breakfast, or a small piece of chocolate at dinner - but it always helps my brain bring a close to the meal.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TOAST»

Discover the use of toast in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to toast and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Making Toast
The day Amy died, Harris told Ginny and Roger, "It's impossible." Roger's story tells how a family makes the possible of the impossible.
Roger Rosenblatt, 2010
2
You're Toast and Other Metaphors We Adore
Explores the ways that various metaphors are used in real-world situations.
Nancy Loewen, 2011
3
Toast: The Story of a Boy's Hunger
More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
Nigel Slater, 2005
4
Toast
Short story collection containing such gems as ''Antibodies,'' ''Bear Trap,'' ''Extracts from the Club Diary,'' ''A Colder War,'' ''TOAST: A con report,'' ''A Boy and His God,'' ''Ship of Fools,'' ''Dechlorinating the Moderator,'' ''Yellow ...
Charles Stross, 2005
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Toads on Toast
Determined to protect her unruly brood from Fox's frying pan, Mamma Toad offers herself in exchange and eventually persuades Fox to try her secret recipe for Toad-in-a-Hole, a tasty--and toadless--treat that everyone ends up enjoying ...
Linda Bailey, 2012
6
Burnt Toast: And Other Philosophies of Life
From the everyday (like the importance of letting your daughter spill her macaroni so she knows it's okay to make mistakes) to the rare (a rendezvous with a humpback whale -- and no, he was not a suitor), the message at the heart of Burnt ...
Teri Hatcher, 2006
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A Toast to Bargain Wines: How Innovators, Iconoclasts, and ...
Casual wine drinkers and connoisseurs alike will benefit from this insider’s guide to finding and enjoying good wine—at a great price.
George M. Taber, 2011
8
Toast
But there's a spanner in the works which threatens bread production in Hull for good, and life as they know it for the men on the shift. Toast was Bean’s second play, first performed at the Royal Court Theatre in February 1999.
Richard Bean, 2011
9
Burnt Toast on Davenport Street
Arthur and Stella Crandall, two dogs, are for the most part content with their lives until a fly gets mixed up while granting Arthur three wishes.
‎2001
10
Trains and buttered toast: selected radio talks
Eccentric, sentimental and homespun, John Betjeman's passions were mostly self-taught.
John Betjeman, Stephen Games, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TOAST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term toast is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Most Epic Wedding Toast Song You'll Probably Ever See
Hallerman and her groom, Johnny, got their fair share of memorable toasts from loved ones at their California reception – but nothing compares to the musical ... «People Magazine, Jul 15»
2
Earthlings, NASA send toast to Martians: Happy New Year!
That's the sentiment being offered this weekend in Mars, Pennsylvania, as NASA and other space enthusiasts gather to honor the red planet. The Martian New ... «Yahoo News UK, Jun 15»
3
How much energy does it really take to make a piece of toast?
When we push the lever down on our toaster or turn the ignition of our car, we really have no idea of the power of what Bucky Fuller called "Energy slaves", when ... «Treehugger, Jun 15»
4
Hugh Jackman teaches Jimmy Fallon how to eat Vegemite on toast
'You got to have it on toast, first thing in the morning.' During the interview, Hugh then lent over the table to place a jar of the spread in front of Jimmy's nose. «Daily Mail, May 15»
5
Matt Berry on Toast of London ratings: "Hardly anyone watches on …
"That works in our favour - because if Toast were brought back [based] on ratings, it would never be brought back. Hardly anyone watches it, on the night." «Digital Spy UK, May 15»
6
Pam Sherman: A toast to 2014
Each year on New Year's Eve we lift a glass of champagne to cheer in the New Year and ring out the old one. The tradition dates back more than 1,500 years ... «Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Dec 14»
7
French Toast Crunch returns as cereal sales slide
General Mills said French Toast Crunch, which was discontinued in 2006, is its most requested cereal for rerelease. It said that calls come in almost daily to ... «Fox News, Dec 14»
8
French Toast Crunch cereal is back
2006 was the year Twitter debuted and Pluto was demoted to dwarf planet status. It was also the last time French Toast Crunch cereal was for sale in U.S. stores. «CNNMoney, Dec 14»
9
Toast Of New York creates fairytale despite Breeders' Cup cruel twist
The finish to the Breeders' Cup Classic with Bayern far side, Toast Of New York centre, and California Chrome. Photograph: Pat Healy/racingfotos/Rex. «The Guardian, Nov 14»
10
Tamara Ecclestone admits she doesn't know the difference between …
Tamara Ecclestone has admitted that she doesn't know the difference between bread and toast. In a new reality TV show, the 30-year-old socialite is seen ... «Express.co.uk, Oct 14»

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