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 for dine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dine \Dine\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dined; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Dining.] [F. d[^i]ner, OF. disner, LL. disnare, contr. fr.
     an assumed disjunare; dis- + an assumed junare (OF. juner) to
     fast, for L. jejunare, fr. jejunus fasting. See Jejune, and
     cf. Dinner, D?jeuner.]
     To eat the principal regular meal of the day; to take dinner.
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           Now can I break my fast, dine, sup, and sleep. --Shak.
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     To dine with Duke Humphrey, to go without dinner; -- a
        phrase common in Elizabethan literature, said to be from
        the practice of the poor gentry, who beguiled the dinner
        hour by a promenade near the tomb of Humphrey, Duke of
        Gloucester, in Old Saint Paul's.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dine \Dine\, v. t.
     1. To give a dinner to; to furnish with the chief meal; to
        feed; as, to dine a hundred men.
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              A table massive enough to have dined Johnnie
              Armstrong and his merry men.          --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     2. To dine upon; to have to eat. [Obs.] "What will ye dine."
        --Chaucer.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dine
      v 1: have supper; eat dinner; "We often dine with friends in
           this restaurant"
      2: give dinner to; host for dinner; "I'm wining and dining my
         friends"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  32 Moby Thesaurus words for "dine":
     banquet, board, bread, break bread, break bread with, breakfast,
     cook out, dine out, dinner, eat, eat out, feast, feed, fodder,
     forage, grass, gratify, graze, lunch, meat, mess, mess with,
     nibble, nosh, pasture, picnic, provision, regale, satisfy, sup,
     sustain, wine and dine
  
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Dine
     (Gen. 43:16). It was the custom in Egypt to dine at noon. But it
     is probable that the Egyptians took their principal meal in the
     evening, as was the general custom in the East (Luke 14:12).
     

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