how to pronounce diet

/ˈdaɪət/

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diet is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of diet in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… as far as the diet and exercise how do …”

meanings of diet

noun:

  1. The food and beverage a person or animal consumes.
  2. Any habitual intake or consumption.
  3. A session of exams.
  4. The proceedings under a criminal libel.
  5. A controlled regimen of food and drink, as to gain or lose weight or otherwise influence health.
  6. A clerical or ecclesiastical function in Scotland.
  7. Abbreviation of direct interspecies electron transfer.
  8. A council or assembly of leaders; a formal deliberative assembly.

verb:

  1. To cause to take food; to feed.
  2. To regulate the food of (someone); to put on a diet.
  3. To modify one's food and beverage intake so as to decrease or increase body weight or influence health.
  4. To eat; to take one's meals.

adjective:

  1. Having certain traits subtracted.
  2. Containing less fat, salt, sugar, or calories than normal, or claimed to have such.

name:

  1. Alternative letter-case form of diet (council or assembly of leaders; a formal deliberative assembly).

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words that rhyme with diet

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