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Synonyms for eat

Synonyms for (verb) eat

Synonyms: rust, corrode, eat Definition: cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid Usage: The acid corroded the metal; The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink

Similar words: damage Definition: inflict damage upon Usage: The snow damaged the roof; She damaged the car when she hit the tree

Synonyms: consume, eat, eat up, deplete, run through, wipe out, use up, exhaust Definition: use up (resources or materials) Usage: this car consumes a lot of gas; We exhausted our savings; They run through 20 bottles of wine a week

Similar words: spend, expend, drop Definition: pay out Usage: spend money

Synonyms: eat Definition: eat a meal; take a meal Usage: 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

Similar words: consume, have, ingest, take, take in Definition: serve oneself to, or consume regularly Usage: Have another bowl of chicken soup!; I don't take sugar in my coffee

Synonyms: eat Definition: take in solid food Usage: She was eating a banana; What did you eat for dinner last night?

Similar words: consume, have, ingest, take, take in Definition: serve oneself to, or consume regularly Usage: Have another bowl of chicken soup!; I don't take sugar in my coffee

Similar words: eat Definition: eat a meal; take a meal Usage: 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

Synonyms: feed, eat Definition: take in food; used of animals only Usage: This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat; What do whales eat?

Similar words: consume, have, ingest, take, take in Definition: serve oneself to, or consume regularly Usage: Have another bowl of chicken soup!; I don't take sugar in my coffee

Synonyms: eat, eat on Definition: worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way Usage: What's eating you?

Similar words: worry, vex Definition: disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress Usage: I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me