1. (n.) A festival; a holiday; a solemn, or more commonly, a joyous, anniversary.

2. (n.) A festive or joyous meal; a grand, ceremonious, or sumptuous entertainment, of which many guests partake; a banquet characterized by tempting variety and abundance of food.

3. (n.) That which is partaken of, or shared in, with delight; something highly agreeable; entertainment.

4. (n.) To eat sumptuously; to dine or sup on rich provisions, particularly in large companies, and on public festivals.

5. (n.) To be highly gratified or delighted.

6. (v. t.) To entertain with sumptuous provisions; to treat at the table bountifully; as, he was feasted by the king.

7. (v. t.) To delight; to gratify; as, to feast the soul.

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