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1. bite

verb. ['ˈbaɪt'] to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws.

Synonyms

  • seize with teeth
  • bite off
  • grip
  • nip
  • nibble
  • snap at
  • gnaw

Antonyms

  • loser
  • defeat
  • successful
  • unsuccessful

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Bite

  • overexcite
  • disinvite
  • semi-height
  • satterwhite
  • reinvite
  • reignite
  • nonwhite
  • forthright
  • de-excite
  • contrite
  • riunite
  • reunite
  • overwrite
  • overnite
  • overnight
  • mcwright
  • mcwhite
  • mcright
  • mcknight
  • mccright
  • macknight
  • enwright
  • despite
  • clevite
  • uptight
  • upright
  • tonite
  • tonight
  • strite
  • streit

How do you pronounce bite?

Pronounce bite as baɪt.

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Sentences with bite


1. Noun, singular or mass
The bacteria can also enter the skin via an insect or spider bite.

2. Verb, base form
Position the piping tip with the pointy ends vertical, like the beak is going to bite something.

Quotes about bite


1. Dogs never bite me. Just humans.
- Marilyn Monroe

2. If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
- Mark Twain

3. Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
- Alan W. Watts

2. bite

verb. ['ˈbaɪt'] cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort.

Synonyms

  • urticate
  • nettle
  • sting
  • smart
  • ache
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • annexe
  • element
  • afterthought
  • annex

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. bite

verb. ['ˈbaɪt'] penetrate or cut, as with a knife.

Antonyms

  • good nature

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. bite

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] a small amount of solid food; a mouthful.

Synonyms

  • sops
  • chew
  • bit
  • quid
  • taste
  • chaw
  • crumb
  • sop
  • cud
  • plug
  • morsel
  • mouthful

Antonyms

  • stupid
  • unintelligent
  • backward
  • styleless

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. bite

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person.

Synonyms

  • lesion
  • snakebite
  • dog bite

Antonyms

  • slow
  • mild
  • unfold
  • indistinctness

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. bite

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] a portion removed from the whole.

Synonyms

  • deduction

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • tasteful

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. bite

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws.

Synonyms

  • chomp
  • pinch
  • eating
  • nip
  • munch
  • nibble

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • dislike
  • dry
  • uncork

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. bite

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] wit having a sharp and caustic quality.

Synonyms

  • humor
  • humour
  • pungency
  • wittiness
  • wit

Antonyms

  • undamaged
  • inelasticity
  • stand still
  • open

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. bite

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait.

Antonyms

  • bore

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. bite

noun. ['ˈbaɪt'] a light informal meal.

Synonyms

  • coffee break
  • repast
  • refreshment
  • meal
  • nosh
  • snack
  • collation

Antonyms

  • extinguish
  • hypopigmentation
  • conserve
  • please

Etymology

  • bitan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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