What does the word victual mean?

    Part of speech: noun plural

  • Food for human beings.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To furnish or store with victuals.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Victualer.

Usage examples for victual

  1. I had then a mind to victual my boat or little cruiser, and prepare myself for a voyage of two or three days, which I thought I might safely undertake, as I had never seen a troubled sea since I came to the island; for though I heard the wind often roaring over my head, yet it coming always from the land- side, it never disturbed the water near the shore. – Life And Adventures Of Peter Wilkins, Vol. I. (of II.) by Robert Paltock Commentator: A. H. Bullen
  2. A convoy of corn, meat, and other necessaries, sufficient to victual the place for three months, was accordingly collected, and on the twenty- second of September left the Spanish camp. – Stories of Authors, British and American by Edwin Watts Chubb
  3. I waited for some little time with my eyes on the parlour door, but it did not open again; and as no one came in from outside, and I needed no more either of drink or victual, I felt that I must needs be trudging. – Marjorie by Justin Huntly McCarthy