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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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A year ago, the company had to reduce its workforce by half as demand dropped in the UK but it is now fighting back with new products - the ethicallyproduced Biting Back bars, which are free from palm oil and artificial colours.
However, there's no such thing as a win-win situation and reality TV has a nasty habit of biting back, as Jade Goody is only too able to testify.
Alley, now reportedly at 275 pounds, is biting back by starring in ``Fat Actress,'' an unscripted comedy series about the life of a super-size celeb.
This euphoria is what keeps us biting back for more.
3, 1995--Stung severely by the recent European recession, the printed circuit board market in Europe is biting back, with growth rates as high as 7.