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Valid words made from Diet

You can make 21 words from 'diet' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'diet'

DIET 5DITE 5
EDIT 5TIDE 5
TIED 5 

3 letters words from 'diet'

DEI 4DIE 4
DIT 4IDE 4
TED 4TID 4
TIE 3 

2 letters words from 'diet'

DE 3DI 3
ED 3ET 2
ID 3IT 2
TE 2TI 2

All 4 letters words made out of diet

diet idet deit edit iedt eidt dite idte dtie tdie itde tide deti edti dtei tdei etdi tedi ietd eitd ited tied etid teid

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word diet. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in diet.

Definitions and meaning of diet

diet

Alternative forms

  • diët (rare)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdaɪət/
  • Rhymes: -aɪət

Etymology 1

From Middle English diet, dyet, diete, from Old French diete, from Medieval Latin dieta (regimen, regulation; assembly), from Latin diaeta, from Ancient Greek δίαιτα (díaita).

Noun

diet (plural diets)

  1. The food and beverage a person or animal consumes.
    • 2013, Martin D Buckland, Lynda Hall, Alan Mowlem, A Guide to Laboratory Animal Technology, page 56:
      It is common policy to order no more diet than will be used within one month.
  2. (countable) A controlled regimen of food and drink, as to gain or lose weight or otherwise influence health.
  3. (by extension) Any habitual intake or consumption.
Derived terms
Translations

Adjective

diet (not comparable)

  1. (of a food or beverage) Containing less fat, salt, sugar, or calories than normal, or claimed to have such.
    diet soda
    • 1998, Andy Sae, Chemical Magic from the Grocery Store:
      The difference in weight (mass) of the regular and the diet drink of the same brand roughly equals to the amount of sugar in the regular drink.
    • 2010, Lonely Planet Peru →ISBN, page 347:
      Diet Light (Pizarro 724; snacks S2-7; 9:30am-10pm)
      This perennially busy place serves not-very-diet, but yummy nonetheless, ice cream (S2 to S5) and whopping servings of mixed fruit (S3) – with ice cream.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:diet.
  2. (informal, figuratively) Having certain traits subtracted.
    Synonym: lite
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English dieten, dyeten, diȝeten, from Old French dïeter and Medieval Latin diētāre.

Verb

diet (third-person singular simple present diets, present participle dieting, simple past and past participle dieted)

  1. (transitive) To regulate the food of (someone); to put on a diet.
    • they will diet themselves, feed and live alone.
  2. (intransitive) To modify one's food and beverage intake so as to decrease or increase body weight or influence health.
    I've been dieting for six months, and have lost some weight.
  3. (obsolete) To eat; to take one's meals.
    • 1625, Francis Bacon, Of Travel
      Let him [] diet in such places, where there is good company of the nation, where he travelleth.
  4. (obsolete, transitive) To cause to take food; to feed.
    • 1603, William Shakespeare, Othello
      But partly led to diet my revenge […].
Translations

Etymology 3

From Middle English diet, dyet, from Old French diete, from Medieval Latin diēta, diaeta (a public assembly; set day of trial; a day's journey), from Ancient Greek δῐ́αιτα (díaita, way of living, living space; decision, judgement), influenced by Latin diēs (day).

Noun

diet (plural diets)

  1. (usually capitalized as a proper noun) A council or assembly of leaders; a formal deliberative assembly.
    They were given representation of some important diet committees.
    The National Diet of Japan
  2. (Scotland) A session of exams
    • “Coronavirus: School exam timetable could be put back next year”, in BBC News website[2], BBC, 14 June 20, retrieved 23 June 20
      Normally the diet begins towards the end of April.
  3. (Scotland, law) The proceedings under a criminal libel.
  4. (Scotland) A clerical or ecclesiastical function in Scotland.
    a diet of worship

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • -tide, dite, edit, edit., tide, tied

Dutch

Etymology

Revival by Flemish nationalists of Middle Dutch diet (people, folk), from Proto-West Germanic *þeudu, from Proto-Germanic *þeudō, from Proto-Indo-European *tewtéh₂. Compare Diets (Dutch, German).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dit/
  • Hyphenation: diet
  • Rhymes: -it

Noun

diet n (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) folk, people
  2. (Belgium, archaic) The Flemish people

Related terms

  • diedenweg, diets, Diets
  • beduiden, duiden, duidelijk, Duits, verduidelijken

Latvian

Verb

diet (?? missing information., 1st conj., pres. deju, dej, dej, past deju)

  1. to dance (archaic)

Declension

Synonyms

  • dejot
  • dancot
  • griezt danci
  • pamest līku kāju

Middle Dutch

Contraction

diet

  1. Contraction of die dat.
  2. Contraction of die het.

Middle Irish

Etymology

Borrowed from Medieval Latin diēta (daily allowance, regulation, daily order), from Ancient Greek δίαιτα (díaita).

Noun

diet f

  1. diet, régime; dieting

Mutation

Further reading

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “diet”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Northern Sami

Etymology

From Proto-Samic *tietë.

Pronunciation

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈtie̯h(t)/

Determiner

diet

  1. that (near the listener)

Inflection

Further reading

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[3], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • dia

Verb

diet

  1. simple past and past participle of die

Portuguese

Etymology

From English diet.

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈdajt͡ʃ/

Adjective

diet (plural diet, comparable)

  1. (of food or beverage) diet (containing lower-than-normal amounts of calories)

Related terms

  • dieta

See also

  • light

Swedish

Etymology

From Old French diete

Noun

diet c

  1. a diet

Declension

Related terms

  • dietist
  • dietspecialist

Anagrams

  • Edit

Zhuang

Etymology

From Chinese (MC tʰet̚). Doublet of lek and lik.

Pronunciation

  • (Standard Zhuang) IPA(key): /tiːt˧˥/
  • Tone numbers: diet7
  • Hyphenation: diet

Noun

diet (old orthography diet)

  1. iron (metal).
    Synonyms: (dialectal) lek, (dialectal) lik, (dialectal) faz

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to regulate food and drink.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)