Pronunciation: ( —n.ri-past', -päst', rē'past, -päst; —v.ri-past', -päst'),[key] —n. 1. a quantity of food taken or provided for one occasion of eating: to eat a light repast. 2. a meal: the evening repast. 3. the time during which a meal is eaten; mealtime.
4. Archaic.the taking of food, as at a meal.