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  1. (verb-transitive) To heat and brown (bread, for example) by placing in a toaster or an oven or close to a fire.
  2. (verb-transitive) To warm thoroughly, as before a fire: toast one's feet.
  3. (verb-intransitive) To become toasted: This bread toasts well.
  4. (noun) Sliced bread heated and browned.
  5. (noun) Slang One that is doomed, in trouble, or unworthy of further consideration.
  6. (noun) The act of raising a glass and drinking in honor of or to the health of a person or thing.
  7. (noun) A proposal to drink to someone or something or a speech given before the taking of such a drink.
  8. (noun) The one honored by a toast.
  9. (noun) A person receiving much attention or acclaim: the toast of Broadway.
  10. (verb-transitive) To drink to the health or honor of.
  11. (verb-intransitive) To propose or drink a toast.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. Cheese omlette and a toast is my favorite breakfast. - Valentine’s Day Eggs in Toast | Baking Bites
  2. Replying to this toast is a great responsibility for two reasons. - Sir Cyril Hinshelwood - Banquet Speech
  3. Responding to this toast is the honoured President of the Royal Canadian Military Institute, Captain John Lake - Royal Visit Dinner
  4. Instead, it's backfired, and perhaps he should change his name to "Crisp," as in toast ... - Poll: Rubio opens up wide lead over Crist
  5. Most bread puddings have a custardy base made of milk and/or cream and eggs, similar to the mixture that french toast is soaked in before cooking it. - Cream Cheese Bread Pudding | Baking Bites

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