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Synonyms for bite
baɪt

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term bite.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bite(noun)

    a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person

    Synonyms:
    sting, bit, pungency, snack, collation, raciness, chomp, morsel, insect bite, sharpness

  2. morsel, bit, bite(noun)

    a small amount of solid food; a mouthful

    "all they had left was a bit of bread"

    Synonyms:
    chip, second, snack, raciness, fleck, routine, insect bite, morsel, flake, pungency, number, moment, chomp, sting, sharpness, mo, scrap, piece, act, snatch, collation, spot, turn, bit, minute

  3. sting, bite, insect bite(noun)

    a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin

    Synonyms:
    confidence game, bunco, bit, morsel, snack, hustle, raciness, insect bite, confidence trick, pungency, chomp, bunko game, con game, gyp, stinging, pang, bunco game, sharpness, con, sting, collation, bunko, flimflam

  4. bite, collation, snack(noun)

    a light informal meal

    Synonyms:
    sting, bit, pungency, snack, collation, raciness, chomp, morsel, insect bite, sharpness

  5. bite(noun)

    (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait

    "after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"

    Synonyms:
    sting, bit, pungency, snack, collation, raciness, chomp, morsel, insect bite, sharpness

  6. pungency, bite(noun)

    wit having a sharp and caustic quality

    "he commented with typical pungency"; "the bite of satire"

    Synonyms:
    sting, snack, bit, chomp, collation, pungency, raciness, insect bite, morsel, sharpness

  7. pungency, bite, sharpness, raciness(noun)

    a strong odor or taste property

    "the pungency of mustard"; "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange spices"; "the raciness of the wine"

    Synonyms:
    acuteness, spiciness, snack, keenness, edge, insect bite, morsel, ribaldry, pungency, chomp, sting, acuity, distinctness, raciness, gaminess, sharpness, collation, asperity, bit

  8. bite, chomp(noun)

    the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws

    Synonyms:
    sting, bit, pungency, snack, collation, raciness, chomp, morsel, insect bite, sharpness

  9. bite(verb)

    a portion removed from the whole

    "the government's weekly bite from my paycheck"

    Synonyms:
    sting, bit, pungency, snack, collation, raciness, chomp, morsel, insect bite, sharpness

  10. bite, seize with teeth(verb)

    to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws

    "Gunny invariably tried to bite her"

    Synonyms:
    seize with teeth, prick, sting, burn

  11. bite, sting, burn(verb)

    cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort

    "The sun burned his face"

    Synonyms:
    stick, burn down, seize with teeth, burn, prick, burn up, cut, twinge, incinerate, sunburn, sting, combust, burn off, cauterize, glow, cauterise, fire

  12. bite(verb)

    penetrate or cut, as with a knife

    "The fork bit into the surface"

    Synonyms:
    seize with teeth, prick, sting, burn

  13. sting, bite, prick(verb)

    deliver a sting to

    "A bee stung my arm yesterday"

    Synonyms:
    sting, seize with teeth, goad, stick, prick, burn, prickle, twinge, prick up, cock up

Wiktionary

  1. bite(noun)

    To attack with the teeth.

    That dog is about to bite!

    Synonyms:
    sting

  2. bite(noun)

    To take hold; to establish firm contact with.

    I needed snow chains to make the tires bite.

    Synonyms:
    mouthful

  3. bite(verb)

    To sting.

    These mosquitoes are really biting today!

    Synonyms:
    snack

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bite(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    gnaw, chew, champ

  2. bite(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    blast, nip (as frost)

  3. bite(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    defraud, deceive, cheat, dupe, trick, gull, overreach, jockey, cozen, chouse, outwit, bamboozle, diddle, impose upon, beguile, mislead, inveigle, gammon

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bite(n)

    Synonyms:
    mouthful, wheal

  2. bite(v)

    Synonyms:
    champ, nibble, chew, sting, smart, tingle, take hold of, adhere, nip, blight, blast

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    piece, bitten, iub, bites, mouthful, sting, cock, dick, bit, shot, hunk

How to pronounce bite?

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How to say bite in sign language?

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How to use bite in a sentence?

  1. Jeff Child:

    It's a big bite for them too.

  2. Gavin Naylor:

    Many people have never seen these animals, they have got this apocryphal mysterious kind reputation. They were believed – at least one species, the Ganges River shark – was believed to bite bathers in the Ganges River. But nobody ever saw them. It was a wonderful, frightening thing that some sort of monster grabs you but nobody knows what it is.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Keeping sycophants is like harboring serpents under own pants; A fool being an arrogant feels confident that nurturing them will never turn into an unpleasant incident in his life, but hundred percent one day they inject a poisonous bite or dent to make him faint only and then he has to regret and repent.

  4. Nikita Khrushchev:

    If you live among dogs, keep a stick. After all, this is what a hound has teeth for-to bite when he feels like it (On military preparedness)

  5. Stuart Stevens:

    You have to be willing, first of all, to admit that you're probably going to lose. Because most people who run for President lose, you have to be willing to lose and stand for something... You can try too hard running for President and it will always come back and bite you.


Translations for bite

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  • bytAfrikaans
  • عضArabic
  • куса́ць, ўкусі́цьBelarusian
  • ухапване, хапка, захапвам, хапя, отха́пвам, щипя, заха́пвам, жиля, кълваBulgarian
  • দংশন করা, কামড়ানোBengali
  • mossegada, mossegarCatalan, Valencian
  • mursicà, murdaCorsican
  • kousatCzech
  • bid, bideDanish
  • Bissen, Biss, Stich, beißenGerman
  • mordiEsperanto
  • picar, morderSpanish
  • گاز زدن, گزیدن, گاز گرفتن, نیش زدن, به دندان گرفتنPersian
  • purema, puraisu, pistää, puraista, haukata, purra, syödäFinnish
  • bítaFaroese
  • morsure, piqûre, bouchée, mordre, piquerFrench
  • biteWestern Frisian
  • bain sclamh, bain plaic, bain greimIrish
  • mordedela, mordedura, mordida, morderGalician
  • נשיכה, נגיסה, נשך, נגסHebrew
  • काटनाHindi
  • harapHungarian
  • խայթոց, կծելArmenian
  • gigitIndonesian
  • bítaIcelandic
  • puntura, morso, boccone, morsicatura, pungere, morsicare, abboccare, mordereItalian
  • 咬傷, 噛む, 嚼む, 咬む, 噛み切る, 嚙むJapanese
  • ლუკმა, მოჭმაGeorgian
  • ខាំKhmer
  • 물린데, 묾, 돌리다, 물다, 쏘다, 물어떼다, 깨물다, 속다Korean
  • кесим, тиштердин кабышып турушу, чагуу, тиштөө, кесүү, кабуу, тилке, үзүмKyrgyz
  • mordeo, morsicoLatin
  • Maufel, Bëss, Stach, bäissenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • kodums, kostLatvian
  • wero, tītopeMāori
  • гриз, гри́зење, за́лак, одгри́зува, бо́де, па́ѓа, насе́днува, гри́зе, ка́са, загри́зуваMacedonian
  • കടിMalayalam
  • gigitMalay
  • igdemMaltese
  • ကိုက်Burmese
  • beet, bijten, hapDutch
  • biting, tygge, stikk, bitt, munnfull, bite, bite påNorwegian
  • gryźćPolish
  • mordida, bocada, mordedura, picada, cair, agarrar, abocanhar, morder, picarPortuguese
  • kaniyQuechua
  • morderRomansh
  • înghițitură, mușcătură, înțepa, mușcaRomanian
  • уку́с, укуси́ть, куса́ть, откуси́ть, попа́сться, клева́ть, жа́лить, клю́нуть, отку́сывать, хвата́ть, ужа́лить, купи́тьсяRussian
  • гристи, gristi, угристи, ugristiSerbo-Croatian
  • hrýzaťSlovak
  • ugriz, grižjaj, gristi, ugriznitiSlovene
  • kafshoj, kafshonAlbanian
  • bett, bitande, tugga, munsbit, stick, bitaSwedish
  • mdundoSwahili
  • கடிக்கTamil
  • కుట్టు, కొరుకు, కాటుTelugu
  • газиданTajik
  • กัดThai
  • kagatTagalog
  • ısırık, lokma, ısırmak, sokmakTurkish
  • куса́ти, укуси́тиUkrainian
  • cắnVietnamese
  • Chinese
  • lumaZulu

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