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eat up

verb as in to accept

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And it is true that regulatory settlements continue to eat up cash that might otherwise have gone to employees.

At least by Chinese standards, moreover, transforming your pooch into a panda can eat up a lot of time and money.

And of course, the media-elite echo chamber will eat up what Teixeira has to say without even looking at The Swing Vote.

The Republican electorate may eat up potshots at Obama for being weak, but I doubt the broader public is buying it.

Heading into 1948, Republicans were hungry to eat up the New Deal.

What of the infinite goodness of God in teaching the grub of the ichneumon-fly to eat up the cabbage caterpillar alive?

Human desires would eat up the result of ten times the work we now accomplish.

We fed them and turned them loose but the blamed fools hung around all day and eat up some sour beans I throwed out.

He promised to eat up in one hour all the figs and all the oranges and all the lemons in the King's orchards.

Poor Digby could not very well refuse; at the same time he did not see exactly why the bully should eat up his marmalade.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eat up, such as: swallow, buy, and stand still for.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.