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Synonyms for eat
it; eɪt; esp. Brit. ɛt; ˈit neat

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. eatverb

    disturb, bother, worry

  2. eatverb

    chow down, dinner, dine, tea, lunch, breakfast, supper

  3. eatverb

    To consume money or (other instruments of value, such as a token) deposited or inserted by a user, while failing to either provide the intended product or service, or return the payment.

    consume, swallow

Princeton's WordNet3.5 / 2 votes

  1. eatverb

    take in solid food

    "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"

    rust, eat up, corrode, deplete, use up, run through, feed, consume, wipe out, exhaust, eat on

  2. eatverb

    eat a meal; take a meal

    "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"

    rust, eat up, corrode, deplete, use up, run through, feed, consume, wipe out, exhaust, eat on

  3. feed, eatverb

    take in food; used of animals only

    "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?"

    wipe out, eat on, give, fertilise, rust, eat up, run, feed, exhaust, run through, deplete, consume, prey, feast, corrode, flow, fertilize, course, use up, feed in

  4. eat, eat onverb

    worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way

    "What's eating you?"

    rust, eat up, corrode, deplete, use up, run through, feed, consume, wipe out, exhaust, eat on

  5. consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe outverb

    use up (resources or materials)

    "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"

    exhaust, take in, eat on, eat up, play out, expel, ware, wash up, erase, release, corrode, beat, tire, kill, go through, eliminate, take, have, occupy, waste, finish, use up, swallow, tucker, polish off, decimate, tucker out, rust, feed, ingest, swallow up, obliterate, run through, extinguish, squander, annihilate, wipe out, bury, down, discharge, run down, work through, devour, sweep away, sap, cancel out, eject, immerse, consume, carry off, deplete, eradicate

  6. corrode, eat, rustverb

    cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid

    "The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink"

    eat up, wipe out, deplete, use up, feed, corrode, consume, exhaust, rust, run through, eat on

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. eatverb

    chew and swallow

  2. eatverb

    corrode, consume, wear away

  3. eatverb

    feed, take food

  4. eatverb

    act corrosively

  5. eatverb

    [Colloquial.] taste, relish

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. eatverb

    feed, devour, bolt, gulp, gorge

    abstain, fast, diet, starve, famish

  2. eatverb

    consume, corrode, erode, fret

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  1. Mohammed Aqil Qureshi:

    Is the government going to tell us what we can eat and what we cannot eat? We've been eating beef for generations, it's like telling people they can't eat sugar. This ban won't work.

  2. Socrates:

    Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live.

  3. Al Bochi:

    People feel like they have no idea what to eat anymore, they've been listening to all these different food rules -- don't eat carbs, don't eat after seven, eat this to increase Al Bochi metabolism -- and intuitive eating helps Al Bochi unlearn that unhealthy relationship with food and bring enjoyment back to the act of eating.

  4. Gilbert Keith Chesterton:

    Beans beans the magical fruit the more you eat the more you toot the more you eat the better you feel so let's eat beans for every meal.

  5. Jay Leno:

    Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime. Teach a man to create an artificial shortage of fish and he will eat steak.

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