eat


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Synonyms for eat

have a meal

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Synonyms for eat

to take (food) into the body as nourishment

to do away with completely and destructively

to consume gradually, as by chemical reaction or friction

eat up: to eat completely or entirely

eat up: to be avidly interested in

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eat up: to like or enjoy enthusiastically, often excessively

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Synonyms for eat

References in classic literature ?
And, then, such as it is, it is filled with dormice, who eat everything.
I have just discovered how a gardener may get rid of the dormice that eat his peaches.
We did break the thing up at length with the aid of a chisel, but it was perfectly impossible to eat it, and we had to make a dinner off the vegetables and an apple tart.
By the way, we never eat anybody's health, always drink it.
perhaps we can find you some milk-weeds to eat," said the boy.
You don't need milk, Eureka," remarked Dorothy; "you are big enough now to eat any kind of food.
Now, if you're polite and kind, as I'm sure you ought to be, you'll let me eat SOMETHING.
I think it would be a shame to send this child away hungry, especially as she agrees to eat whatever we can spare and not touch our people.
And now that nothing grows in our back yard that is good to eat, we must go where there is food.
That he could, with relish, eat raw meat that had been buried by himself weeks before, and enjoy small rodents and disgusting grubs, seems to us who have been always "civilized" a revolting fact; but had we learned in childhood to eat these things, and had we seen all those about us eat them, they would seem no more sickening to us now than do many of our greatest dainties, at which a savage African cannibal would look with repugnance and turn up his nose.
I hope we shall find something to eat," said Dorothy, looking eagerly at the pretty beach toward which they drifted.
Yet, for my part, I was never unusually squeamish; I could sometimes eat a fried rat with a good relish, if it were necessary.
If you want me to eat them, please peel them for me.
Men who pay for what they eat will insist on gratifying their palates, however nice and whimsical these may prove; and if everything is not agreeable to their taste, will challenge a right to censure, to abuse, and to d--n their dinner without controul.
The big eat the little that they may continue to move, the strong eat the weak that they may retain their strength.