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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of eating dinner;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dining \Din"ing\, n. & a. from Dine, a. [1913 Webster] Note: Used either adjectively or as the first part of a compound; as, dining hall or dining-hall, dining room, dining table, etc. [1913 Webster] dining-hall dininghall
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. [1913 Webster] Now can I break my fast, dine, sup, and sleep. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dining n 1: the act of eating dinner
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

79 Moby Thesaurus words for "dining": appetite, cannibal, cannibalism, cannibalistic, carnivorism, carnivority, carnivorous, carnivorousness, chewing, commensal, consumption, cropping, deglutition, devouring, devourment, dietetic, dieting, eating, epulation, feasting, feeding, flesh-eating, fruitarian, gastronomic, gluttonous, gluttony, gobbling, grain-eating, graminivorous, granivorous, grass-eating, grazing, herbivorism, herbivority, herbivorous, herbivorousness, hunger, ingestion, insect-eating, insectivorous, lactovegetarian, licking, man-eating, manducation, mastication, meat-eating, mensal, messing, munching, nibbling, nourishing, nutrition, nutritious, omnivorism, omnivorous, omnivorousness, omophagous, omophagy, pantophagous, pantophagy, pasture, pasturing, pecking, phytivorous, phytophagous, plant-eating, postprandial, prandial, predacious, preprandial, regalement, relishing, rumination, savoring, tasting, vegetable-eating, vegetarian, vegetarianism, wolfing