Synonyms for masticate

Synonyms for (verb) masticate

Synonyms: chew, jaw, manducate, masticate

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

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

Similar words: grate, grind

Definition: make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together

Usage: grate one's teeth in anger

Synonyms: masticate

Definition: grind and knead

Usage: masticate rubber

Similar words: knead, work

Definition: make uniform

Usage: knead dough; work the clay until it is soft

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