Refreshment vs Banquet - What's the difference?

refreshment | banquet |


As nouns the difference between refreshment and banquet

is that refreshment is the action of refreshing]]; a means of [[restore|restoring strength, energy or vigour while banquet is a large celebratory meal; a feast.

As a verb banquet is

to participate in a banquet; to feast.

refreshment

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The action of refreshing]]; a means of [[restore, restoring strength, energy or vigour.
  • A light snack or fresh drink without alcohol.
  • banquet

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A large celebratory meal; a feast.
  • (archaic) A dessert; a course of sweetmeats.
  • * Massinger
  • We'll dine in the great room, but let the music / And banquet be prepared here.

    Verb

  • To participate in a banquet; to feast.
  • * Milton
  • Were it a draught for Juno when she banquets , I would not taste thy treasonous offer.
  • (obsolete) To have dessert after a feast.
  • * Cavendish
  • Where they did both sup and banquet .
  • To treat with a banquet or sumptuous entertainment of food; to feast.
  • * Coleridge
  • Just in time to banquet / The illustrious company assembled there.
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