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Synonyms for bite

Synonyms for bite

to seize, as food, with the teeth

to consume gradually, as by chemical reaction or friction

to feel or cause to feel a sensation of heat or discomfort

a small portion of food

a light meal

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Synonyms for bite

a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person

a small amount of solid food

a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin

a light informal meal

(angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait

wit having a sharp and caustic quality

a strong odor or taste property

the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws

a portion removed from the whole

to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws

cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort

penetrate or cut, as with a knife

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deliver a sting to

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References in periodicals archive ?
According to the Sheriff's 18th Semiannual report released Friday, the counsel also indicated that the sheriff canine unit's ratio of dog bites when suspects were apprehended rose sharply in the past few years.
Because she reported no other overt symptoms of systemic loxoscelism and because the bite had occurred 4 months earlier, we did not considerusing dapsone.
But with those (large) breeds, it's not the number of bites, it's the severity of the bite,'' he added.
Insurance companies are looking closely at the potential for increasing liability costs and jury awards for dog bites and either excluding liability coverage for dog bites, or not offering coverage at all,'' said Nanci Kramer, spokeswoman for the California Department of Insurance.