restaurant

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. café, eating house, coffeehouse, roadhouse, cafeteria, diner, Automat, canteen, grill. See food.
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(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. eating place, eating house, dining room, establishment, eatery*, greasy spoon*, hash house*, beanery*.
Types of restaurants include: café, hotel, dining room, inn, coffee shop, sandwich shop, tavern, pub, steakhouse, coffee house, chophouse, tearoom, luncheon, luncheonette, lunch-wagon, hamburger stand, fast-food outlet, fast-food joint, fast-food place, trattoria, ristorante ( both Italian), estaminet, bistro, brasserie ( all French), creamery, dining car, dining coach, dining saloon, diner, lunch bar, soda fountain, milk bar, hot-dog stand, snack bar, raw bar, sushi bar, automat, rathskeller, rotisserie, cabaret, night club, cafeteria, grill, grillroom, oyster house, barbecue, spaghetti house, deli, pizzeria, canteen.
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
eatery, dining establishment, steakhouse, cafe, *greasy spoon, luncheonette, diner, cafeteria, drive-in, hamburger stand, commissary, *fast-food joint, nightclub, supper club, bistro.

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  • restaurant — [ rɛstɔrɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1803; « reconstituant, fortifiant » XVIe XVIIIe; « boisson réconfortante » provenç. (1507); de restaurer ♦ Établissement où l on sert des repas moyennant paiement. ⇒fam. resto. Tenir un restaurant. Dîner au restaurant. «… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • restaurant — RESTAURÁNT, restaurante, s.n. Unitate de alimentaţie publică care prepară în bucătărie proprie mâncăruri şi le desface contra cost, împreună cu băuturi, în săli de mese special amenajate; local în care se află o astfel de unitate. [pr.: sta u ] – …   Dicționar Român

  • restaurant — restaurant, ante (rè stô ran, ran t ) adj. 1°   Qui restaure, qui répare les forces. Aliment restaurant. Potion restaurante.    S. m. C est un bon restaurant que le vin.    Particulièrement. Consommé fort succulent. •   Le père tout tremblant le… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Restaurant — Sn std. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. restaurant, dem PPräs. von frz. restaurer wiederherstellen (restaurieren). So bezeichnet wurde zunächst eine stärkende Kost, danach der Ort, an dem eine solche Kost zu erhalten war.    Ebenso nndl.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • restaurant — UK US /ˈrestərɒnt/ noun [C] ► COMMERCE a place where meals are prepared and served to paying customers: »She has no experience of running a restaurant. »the restaurant business/industry »a restaurant chain »a restaurant owner/manager …   Financial and business terms

  • restaurant — Restaurant. s. m. v. Aliment qui restaure, qui donne des forces. C est un bon restaurant que l ambre gris, que le vin. On appelle plus particulierement, Restaurant, Un consommé fort succulent, un pressis de viande. On luy a donné un restaurant …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • restaurant — 1827, from Fr. restaurant a restaurant (said to have been used in Paris c.1765 by Boulanger), originally food that restores, noun use of prp. of restaurer to restore or refresh, from O.Fr. restorer (see RESTORE (Cf. restore)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Restaurant — [Basiswortschatz (Rating 1 1500)] Bsp.: • Sie aßen in einem Restaurant zu Abend. • Wir gehen gerne in ein italienisches Restaurant …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Restaurant — Res tau*rant (r?s t?*r?nt;277), n. [F., fr. restaurer. See {Restore}.] An eating house. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Restaurant — (franz., spr. storāng), in Frankreich soviel wie Speisehaus, (feinere) Garküche, wofür in Deutschland meist Restauration gebraucht wird; das erste wirkliche R. wurde 1770 in Paris errichtet. Restaurateur (spr. storatȫr), der Wirt eines… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Restaurant — (frz., spr. storáng), Speisehaus, Gastwirtschaft; Restaurateur (spr. töhr), Gastwirt (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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