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1. eating

noun. ['ˈiːtɪŋ'] the act of consuming food.

Synonyms

  • graze
  • omophagia
  • coprophagy
  • grazing
  • banqueting
  • feeding
  • lunching
  • consumption
  • chew
  • degustation
  • manduction
  • engorgement
  • surfeit
  • coprophagia
  • browsing
  • ingestion
  • relishing
  • savouring
  • supping
  • intake
  • uptake
  • bite
  • scatophagy
  • dining
  • necrophagy
  • chewing
  • feasting
  • mycophagy
  • mastication
  • chomp
  • tasting
  • browse
  • savoring
  • repletion

Antonyms

  • supply
  • emptiness
  • addition
  • failure

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Words that Rhyme with Eating

  • completing
  • depleting
  • competing
  • deleting
  • sweeting
  • smeeting
  • greeting
  • fleeting
  • wieting
  • sheeting
  • meeting
  • geeting

Example sentences of the word eating


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Depending on the size of the kitchen in your RV, eating healthy meals can be a challenge.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Speak with your doctor prior to starting a new eating plan, as well.

Quotes containing the word eating


1. Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably.
- C.S. Lewis

2. In our fast-forward culture, we have lost the art of eating well. Food is often little more than fuel to pour down the hatch while doing other stuff - surfing the Web, driving, walking along the street. Dining al desko is now the norm in many workplaces. All of this speed takes a toll. Obesity, eating disorders and poor nutrition are rife.
- Carl Honore

3. Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.
- Diane Duane, So You Want to Be a Wizard

2. flesh-eating

adjective. (of animals) carnivorous.

Synonyms

  • meat-eating
  • carnivorous

Antonyms

  • insectivorous
  • omnivorous
  • phytophilous

3. grass-eating

adjective. feeding on grasses.

Antonyms

  • insectivorous
  • carnivorous

4. plant-eating

adjective. (of animals) feeding on plants.

Synonyms

  • phytophagous
  • herbivorous
  • phytophagic

Antonyms

  • insectivorous
  • carnivorous
  • all-devouring
  • apivorous

5. meat-eating

adjective. ['ˈmiːˌtiːtɪŋ'] (of animals) carnivorous.

Synonyms

  • flesh-eating
  • carnivorous

Antonyms

  • insectivorous
  • omnivorous
  • phytophilous

6. fruit-eating

adjective. feeding on fruit.

Synonyms

  • carpophagous

Antonyms

  • insectivorous
  • carnivorous
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