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  • verbconsume food
  • verberode, wear away; use up

synonyms for eat

  • 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
See also synonyms for: ate / eaten / eater / eating / eats
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antonyms for eat

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  • abstain
  • build
  • develop
  • flourish
  • grow
  • hoard
  • put together
  • solidify
  • maintain
  • preserve
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How to use eat in a sentence

Sprinkled among the family-friendly eats are dishes that hark to Hill’s fine dining days at Charlie Palmer Steak and the late Range.
2021 FALL DINING GUIDETOM SIETSEMAOCTOBER 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s nestled between a handful of other quick eats, bars and restaurants.
OUTDOOR DINING REOPENED RESTAURANTS FOR ALL — BUT ADDED TO BARRIERS FOR DISABLEDBRITTANY MAYES, MARIA DEL CARMEN AGUILAR VELEZJULY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On longer trips, trying out regional snacks and unexpected roadside eats are an essential part of the experience.
EAT AND DRINK WELL ON YOUR ROAD TRIP WITH THESE 5 POINTERSPURBITA SAHAJUNE 18, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
You see Squinty, like most little pigs, thought more of something to eat than of anything else.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Jean clung to his English nurse, who played the fascinating game of pretending to eat his hand.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
I mean it is well my mother is ill, and doesn't wish to eat, for there would be nothing for her, if she did.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Many of his bird neighbors,p. 31 for instance, liked the same things to eat that he did.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
That was because he was hungry, you see, but pigs nearly always eat fast, as though they were continually in a hurry.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
But there was nothing in the trough to eat, as yet, and the box seemed quite lonesome, for Squinty was all alone.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Haggard was in a state of suppressed excitement, and he couldn't eat a mouthful.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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WORDS RELATED TO EAT

  • annoy
  • bait
  • bug
  • bully
  • eat
  • give the business
  • goad
  • harass
  • harry
  • hassle
  • heckle
  • hound
  • importune
  • insist on
  • needle
  • nudge
  • pester
  • plague
  • ride
  • tease
  • torment
  • work on
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.