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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


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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Welsh rugby has to bite the bullet and have the courage of its convictions and tackle professionalism to survive.
Bite the bullet and head for a discounter--and feel free to buy in odd lots.
When the market took a nosedive in the late 80's, many owners became reluctant to bite the bullet and lower prices on their properties knowing because they would have to forfeit 10 percent of a profit that was far less than they projected.
It's time for organizations to bite the bullet and secure at the application level.
I would bite the bullet, sit down with him, tell him things you think he should know and ask him if he has any questions.
Or will this be one of the first big infrastructure projects to bite the bullet under George "Slasher" Osborne's threatened prs ogramme of cuts?
Alan Cuts are economic reality Sadly I'm afraid Paul Dixon and the ROA will simply have to bite the bullet over reduced prize-money.
Waddle will have to bite the bullet or forfeit pounds 100 for every one he includes in his match analysis from Almaty Central Stadium.
So perhaps you'd better bite the bullet and let her know how it happened.
ULRICH Ostergaard is ready to bite the bullet and ride for Birmingham in tomorrow's Premier Trophy clash at King's Lynn.
Liverpool needs to bite the bullet and move from a grants-based culture to one based on enterprise.
Why not bite the bullet and invest in a high-capacity subway?
When is the hospital board going to bite the bullet and ban smoking even in the grounds of the hospital?
We'll just have to bite the bullet and get on with it," he said, but added, "there will be a reaction, no question about that.
The Shoes of the Fisherman (for which he won a Golden Globe award), Shanks, Bite the Bullet, Dragonslayer, and Under the Volcano.