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||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?
||worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way |
What's eating you?
||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
||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
||To chew and swallow as food; to devour; -- said especially of food not liquid; as, to eat bread. |
||To take food; to feed; especially, to take solid, in distinction from liquid, food; to board. |