Definition of Dieting

1. Noun. The act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods).

Exact synonyms: Diet
Generic synonyms: Fast, Fasting
Derivative terms: Diet, Diet, Dietary, Dietician, Diet, Diet



Definition of Dieting

1. Verb. (present participle of diet) When not else specified, it usually refers to following a weight control diet. ¹

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Definition of Dieting

1. diet [v] - See also: diet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dieting

diethyls
diethylstilbesterol
diethylstilbestrol
diethylstilbestrol monooxygenase
diethylstilboestrol
diethylthiambutene
diethyltoluamide
diethyltryptamine
diethynyl
dietic
dietical
dietician
dieticians
dietine
dietines
dieting (current term)
dietist
dietists
dietitian
dietitians
dietless
dietrichite
diets
diety
dietzeite
dif
difarnesyl group
difenoxin
difenoxylic acid
difermion

Literary usage of Dieting

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1. Forty years in the wilderness of pills and powders, or, The cogitations and by William Andrus Alcott (1859)
"He said he felt very bad indeed, and that he had been dieting for a long time. ... Admitting this to be dieting, it is, at least, such a kind of dieting as ..."

2. A Dictionary of All Officers, who Have Been Commissioned, Or Have Been by Charles Kitchell Gardner (1853)
"Aid de C. to Colo Doniphan and dieting, in battle of Sacramento. ... 47 : dieting, in battle of Cerro Gordo: bvt Major "for gal. and mer. cond. in battles ..."

3. The Statutes at Large of South Carolina by South Carolina, Thomas Cooper, David James McCord (1839)
"... for such detention and dieting. II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That from and immediately after the passing of this Act it ..."

4. Diet in Health and Disease by Julius Friedenwald, John Ruhräh (1919)
"APPENDIX WAE dieting The problem of war dieting depends very largely upon the amount and kind of foods available and the number of individuals to be fed. ..."

5. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"dieting something;,—whether good or evil, I did not stay to learn. But I thought such maps ought not to be shown in the public hall of the department. ..."

6. Lectures on auto-intoxication in disease, or, Self-poisoning of the individual by Charles Bouchard, Sir Thomas Oliver (1906)
"The dieting of patients in typhoid fever and other long fevers.——Didactic summary of my treatment of typhoid fever. Statistical results. ..."

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