What is the meaning of fasting?

noun

  • Abstaining from food.

verb

  • Abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons.
    • usage: "Catholics sometimes fast during Lent"
  • Abstain from eating.
    • usage: "Before the medical exam, you must fast"
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