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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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Competition in the telecommunications services market is fierce as mobile phone usage eats away at landline revenues and a steady stream of new entrants take their share of the market.
Over thousands of years, carbonic acid eats away at limestone, a type of rock formed from the skeletons and shells of tiny creatures.
In these newly released pictures from the Hubble Space Telescope, ultraviolet light from hot, fully grown stars eats away the oval tips of the pillars, known as EGGs (evaporating gaseous globules).
By going with OASys, we offload this IT monster that eats away our time and resources," said Craig Schrank, vice president, at Willow Bend Mortgage.
The acid eats away tooth enamel (the tooth's hard outer layer) and leaves a hole.
Because water eats away at glassy rocks, geologists rarely find any older than about 40 million years.
Two million Americans have Rheumatoid Arthritis, which eats away cartilage and eventually erodes bone.
Newer than streptokinase and without its bacteria-related side effects, tPA is a product of genetic engineering, fashioned after a substance normally found in the body that eats away blood clots.