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Diet \Di"et\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dieted; p. pr. & vb. n. Dieting.]

  1. To cause to take food; to feed. [R.]

  2. To cause to eat and drink sparingly, or by prescribed rules; to regulate medicinally the food of.

    She diets him with fasting every day.


vb. (en-past of: diet)

Usage examples of "dieted".

Halley predieted, the Tail, taper'd ever toward the Sun, thus able to direct your Magi, or perhaps mine, after each Sunset, to the West.

Not only did the lad still suffer from his legs, but he had so weak and delicate a stomach that he had to be dieted severely.