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1. eat

verb. ['ˈiːt'] take in solid food.

Synonyms

  • finish
  • pig
  • go through
  • wolf
  • swallow
  • nibble
  • garbage down
  • get down
  • wash down
  • jaw
  • pick up
  • feed
  • fare
  • piece
  • polish off
  • eat up
  • peck at
  • ingest
  • have
  • gobble up
  • gluttonise
  • dig in
  • chew
  • bolt down
  • dunk
  • take in
  • masticate
  • down
  • fress
  • pick
  • manducate
  • gobble
  • fill
  • shovel in
  • pitch in
  • guttle
  • devour
  • ruminate
  • bolt
  • slurp
  • wolf down
  • peck
  • gluttonize
  • pick at
  • dip
  • consume
  • take
  • fill up

Antonyms

  • suffer
  • idle
  • disbelieve
  • end

Etymology

  • eten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • etan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Eat

  • uncomplete
  • noncompete
  • indiscreet
  • incomplete
  • vanvliet
  • vanfleet
  • obsolete
  • marquerite
  • marguerite
  • excrete
  • discrete
  • discreet
  • concrete
  • complete
  • secrete
  • replete
  • deplete
  • conceit
  • compete
  • bufete
  • bridgette
  • streett
  • street
  • shumeet
  • receipt
  • puneet
  • petite
  • murveit
  • lanete
  • lalit

Example sentences of the word eat


1. Noun, singular or mass
Blue belly lizards eat bugs of all kinds and will catch them on their own in the wild.

2. Adjective
Small lizards eat insects such as ants and baby crickets.

3. Verb, base form
Simply cut out that area and eat the portions of the banana that remain white.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Both cats and dogs eat leaves that may have dust on them.

Quotes containing the word eat


1. I'm a vegetarian and very much active in regards to how I feel about animal rights and protecting animals and giving animals a voice. But at the same time, I appreciate and respect other people's decisions to eat meat. The only thing that I hope is that people are educated, that they're aware, that they're living a conscious lifestyle.
- Abbie Cornish

2. The guys in my band are great-we watch movies, we eat pizza, take walks, read books. Everybody has a really great sense of humor. And my boyfriend comes and visits me on the road.
- Lisa Loeb

3. Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
- Mark Twain

2. ready-to-eat

adjective. food products that are prepared in advance and can be eaten as sold.

Antonyms

  • original

3. eat

verb. ['ˈiːt'] eat a meal; take a meal.

Synonyms

  • engorge
  • brunch
  • dine out
  • eat out
  • mess
  • break bread
  • overeat
  • dine
  • gormandize
  • overindulge
  • overgorge
  • ingest
  • have
  • eat in
  • dine in
  • picnic
  • englut
  • take in
  • junket
  • satiate
  • nosh
  • gourmandize
  • take out
  • ingurgitate
  • lunch
  • scarf out
  • gorge
  • glut
  • snack
  • feast
  • binge
  • pig out
  • breakfast
  • gormandise
  • victual
  • banquet
  • consume
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • eat in
  • abstain
  • stay in place
  • enjoy

Etymology

  • eten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • etan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. eat

verb. ['ˈiːt'] take in food; used of animals only.

Synonyms

  • raven
  • graze
  • ingest
  • have
  • crop
  • browse
  • forage
  • suckle
  • take in
  • consume
  • pasture
  • take
  • feed

Antonyms

  • raise
  • ascend
  • rise
  • encourage

Etymology

  • eten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • etan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. eat

verb. ['ˈiːt'] use up (resources or materials).

Synonyms

  • run down
  • run out
  • play out
  • run through
  • indulge
  • drain
  • eat up
  • occupy
  • spend
  • burn off
  • wipe out
  • burn
  • take
  • exhaust
  • tire
  • consume
  • sap
  • use up
  • burn up
  • drop
  • deplete
  • expend

Antonyms

  • start
  • middle
  • refrain
  • imperfection

Etymology

  • eten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • etan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. eat

verb. ['ˈiːt'] worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way.

Synonyms

  • worry
  • eat on

Antonyms

  • elate
  • stand still
  • praise

Etymology

  • eten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • etan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. eat

verb. ['ˈiːt'] cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid.

Synonyms

  • rust
  • corrode

Antonyms

  • defeat
  • beginning
  • victory

Etymology

  • eten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • etan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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