What is another word for eat?

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

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  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 WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  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 Words

  1. eatverb

    feed, devour, bolt, gulp, gorge

    abstain, fast, diet, starve, famish

  2. eatverb

    consume, corrode, erode, fret

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How to use eat in a sentence?

  1. Steven Ferdman/Getty Images:

    You know how you’re so nervous your knees shake? That was me, sI was my first big job modeling so I definitely felt the pressure within me… But the morning of the shoot, I woke up around 4 a.m. and I just couldn’t eat. I remember just having a little coffee. I was too nervous to eat… We then took a boat to a small island, which is where they shot ‘Castaway.’ And honestly, once we started, I felt so comfortable, super confident and sexy. We got some good shots out of it.

  2. Seth Gross:

    If they can get through this, they can conquer their fear or, at least, (get to) eat it for a day.

  3. Martha McKittrick:

    I'll say to clients,' do Mascha Davis want to have one meal a week that Mascha Davis can enjoy and not have to worry about being on the plan ?' A lot of my clients want it, but others don't want to go there. ... They just want to stick to the plan, if Martha McKittrick are really restrictive, on a 1,200-calorie diet, and Martha McKittrick want to eat a little bit of Martha McKittrick favorite meal, it's hard to stop.

  4. Yoshihide Suga:

    I’m terribly sorry that this happened when we are asking people not to eat out after 8 p.m. and to avoid non-essential, non-urgent outings, each lawmaker should behave to gain the public’s understanding.

  5. Phil Mickelson:

    I'm going to continue to make it a lifestyle change, i'm going to continue to eat better, eat less, work out more, just stay committed to it.

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