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1. food

noun. ['ˈfuːd'] any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue.

Synonyms

  • soul food
  • micronutrient
  • comfort food
  • manna
  • comestible
  • beverage
  • provisions
  • chyme
  • feed
  • alimentation
  • fare
  • water
  • vitellus
  • aliment
  • commissariat
  • miraculous food
  • yolk
  • manna from heaven
  • nutrient
  • medium
  • pabulum
  • drinkable
  • solid food
  • provender
  • potable
  • sustenance
  • substance
  • drink
  • victuals
  • viands
  • victual
  • edible
  • eatable
  • nutrition
  • food product
  • foodstuff
  • nutriment
  • nourishment

Antonyms

  • tough
  • indigestible
  • inedible
  • breastfeed

Etymology

  • fode (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Food

  • misconstrued
  • yongchaiyudh
  • construed
  • protrude
  • preclude
  • extrude
  • exclude
  • conclude
  • ballyhooed
  • unglued
  • subdued
  • shampooed
  • seclude
  • reviewed
  • obtrude
  • maksoud
  • intrude
  • include
  • imbued
  • eschewed
  • debuted
  • tattooed
  • spewed
  • skewed
  • screwed
  • renewed
  • pursued
  • masoud
  • masood
  • mahmud

How do you pronounce food?

Pronounce food as fud.

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Sentences with food


1. Noun, singular or mass
The more canned food you bring, the more options you will have for the course of the trip.

Quotes about food


1. There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
- George Bernard Shaw

2. I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
- Michael Palin

3. Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

2. pet-food

noun. food prepared for animal pets.

Synonyms

  • pet food
  • petfood
  • provender
  • dog food
  • feed

Antonyms

  • starve
  • bottlefeed
  • stand still
  • ebb

3. food

noun. ['ˈfuːd'] any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment.

Synonyms

  • junk food
  • fresh foods
  • baked goods
  • coconut meat
  • pasta
  • slop
  • breakfast food
  • loaf
  • leftovers
  • nutrient
  • dika bread
  • meat
  • green groceries
  • fish
  • yogurt
  • solid food
  • convenience food
  • solid
  • butter
  • green goods
  • health food
  • chocolate
  • yoghourt
  • cheese
  • seafood
  • produce
  • yoghurt
  • alimentary paste
  • coconut
  • fresh food

Antonyms

  • deprive
  • soft water
  • fresh water
  • hard water

Etymology

  • fode (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. food

noun. ['ˈfuːd'] anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking.

Synonyms

  • pabulum
  • mental object
  • intellectual nourishment
  • cognitive content
  • food for thought

Antonyms

  • bottlefeed
  • stand still
  • ebb
  • abstain

Etymology

  • fode (Middle English (1100-1500))
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