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Synonyms for chew

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  1. chewverb

    To crush with the teeth by repeated closing and opening of the jaws; done to food to soften it and break it down by the action of saliva before it is swallowed.

    Phillip purchased a bag of licorice chews at the drugstore.

    mull, contemplate, ruminate, ponder, muse

  2. chewverb

    Chewing tobacco.

    The school had banned chew and smokes from the school grounds, even for adults.

    ruminate, contemplate, ponder, muse, mull

  3. chewverb

    A plug or wad of chewing tobacco; chaw or a chaw.

    The professor stood at the blackboard, chalk in hand, and chewed the question the student had asked.

    mull, contemplate, ponder, ruminate, muse

  4. chewverb

    masticate, bite, chomp, crunch

  5. chewverb

    rip, shred, pulverize, tear, grind

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. chew

    masticate, munch, eat

    gorge, bolt whole

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. chew, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wadnoun

    a wad of something chewable as tobacco

    tidy sum, pot, peck, quid, mastication, hype, lot, quid pro quo, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, hack, fire hydrant, chewing, pile, muckle, stack, rechewed food, mass, spark plug, good deal, male plug, mountain, sight, stopple, plenty, deal, plug, mess, jade, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, fireplug, heap, great deal, pound, chaw, ballyhoo, mint, stopper, sparking plug, spate, cud, pound sterling, nag, hoopla, manduction

  2. chew, chewing, mastication, manductionverb

    biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow

    quid, chaw, manduction, plug, chewing, cud, mastication, wad, sacramental manduction

  3. chew, masticate, manducate, jawverb

    chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth

    "He jawed his bubble gum"; "Chew your food and don't swallow it!"; "The cows were masticating the grass"

    bawl out, chitchat, chide, yack, masticate, remonstrate, shoot the breeze, yack away, take to task, gossip, confab, reproof, manducate, lambaste, jaw, chit-chat, claver, lambast, chew the fat, chew out, berate, natter, trounce, visit, dress down, have words, chew up, call down, reprimand, rattle on, scold, confabulate, rebuke, rag, yap away, chat, chatter, call on the carpet, chaffer, lecture

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. chewverb

    masticate, manducate, MUNCH

  2. chewverb

    champ, bite, gnaw

  3. chewverb

    meditate, ruminate, muse on, reflect upon, chew the cud upon

  4. chewverb

    meditate, ruminate, muse, reflect

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. chewverb

    masticate, munch, crunch, craunch, champ

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "chew":

    mince, qiu

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How to use chew in a sentence?

  1. Peter Ambler:

    Congress should be able to walk and chew gum at the same time.

  2. Mark Twain:

    Censorship is telling a man he can't have a steak just because a baby can't chew it.

  3. Katie Packer Gage:

    If you're a serious candidate, you have to be able to walk and chew gum at the same time, candidates that aren't focused on getting on the ballot in 50 states probably aren't really serious candidates.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    We can walk and chew gum.

  5. Dennis Tajer:

    We want that flying to get done, but we don't want tickets sold that can't be fulfilled, are they biting off more they can they chew ?

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