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  • verbconsume food
  • verberode, wear away; use up

synonyms for ate

  • attack
  • bite
  • chew
  • devour
  • dine
  • feed
  • ingest
  • inhale
  • nibble
  • pick
  • swallow
  • absorb
  • banquet
  • bolt
  • breakfast
  • cram
  • digest
  • dispatch
  • gorge
  • gormandize
  • graze
  • lunch
  • masticate
  • munch
  • nosh
  • ruminate
  • scarf
  • scoff
  • snack
  • sup
  • wolf
  • break bread
  • chow down
  • dispose of
  • fall to
  • feast upon
  • gobble up
  • have a bite
  • have a meal
  • have for
  • make pig of oneself
  • partake of
  • peck at
  • pig out
  • polish off
  • pork out
  • put away
  • take food
  • take in
  • take nourishment
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antonyms for ate

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  • abstain
  • misunderstand
  • open
  • build
  • maintain
  • preserve
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How to use ate in a sentence

He ate as many as he wanted and then, as he always felt sleepy after he had eaten, he thought he would lie down and have a nap.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
And in the midst of his speculations, overpowered by fatigue, he fell asleep, and ate his breakfast next morning very happily.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
At noon we camped, and cooked a bite of dinner while the horses grazed; ate it, and went on again.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
When Yung Pak ate his meals, he sat upon a rug on the floor with his father and such male guests as might be in the house.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
They stood outside the window and the cook passed them their coffee and a roll, which they drank and ate from the window-sill.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The comical little pig and the merry monkey hid under the bush and ate acorns as they watched the circus procession go past.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
The two animal friends soon came to where some of the acorn nuts had fallen off a tree, and they ate as many as they wanted.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
She habitually ate chocolates for their sustaining quality; they contained much nutriment in small compass, she said.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
After this he awoke much refreshed, and having obtained some rice from the native chief, ate a little with relish.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
It was there also that she ate, keeping her belongings in a rare old buffet, dingy and battered from a hundred years of use.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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