take in solid food
"She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"
eat a meal; take a meal
"We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"
take in food; used of animals only
"This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?"
eat, eat on(verb)
worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way
"What's eating you?"
consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out(verb)
use up (resources or materials)
"this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
exhaust, take in, eat on, eat up, play out, expel, ware, wash up, eat, erase, release, corrode, beat, tire, kill, go through, eliminate, take, have, occupy, waste, finish, use up, swallow, tucker, polish off, decimate, tucker out, rust, feed, ingest, swallow up, obliterate, run through, extinguish, squander, annihilate, wipe out, bury, down, discharge, run down, work through, devour, sweep away, sap, cancel out, eject, immerse, consume, carry off, deplete, eradicate
corrode, eat, rust(verb)
cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid
"The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink"
eat(verb)To consume money or (other instruments of value, such as a token) deposited or inserted by a user, while failing to either provide the intended product or service, or return the payment.
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