HyperDic: bite

English > 13 senses of the word bite:
VERBcontactbite, seize with teethto grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws / jaws
perceptionbite, sting, burncause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
contactbitepenetrate or cut, as with a knife
contactbite, sting, prickdeliver a sting to
NOUNstatebitea wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
foodbite, morsel, bita small amount of solid food
statebite, sting, insect bitea painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
foodbite, collation, snacka light informal meal
eventbite(angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait
communicationbite, pungencywit having a sharp and caustic quality
attributebite, pungency, sharpness, racinessa strong odor or taste property
actbite, chompthe act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
actbitea portion removed from the whole
bite > pronunciation
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English > bite: 13 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person.
Narrowerdog biteA bite inflicted by a dog
snakebiteA bite inflicted by a (venomous) snake
Broaderwound, lesionAn injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
Spanishmordedura, mordisco
Catalanmossegada
Verbsbiteto grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws / jaws
English > bite: 13 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA small amount of solid food; a mouthful.
Synonymsmorsel, bit
Narrowerchew, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wadA wad of something chewable as tobacco
crumbsmall piece of e.g. bread or cake
sop, sopsPiece of solid food for dipping in a liquid / liquid
Broadertaste, mouthfulA small amount eaten or drunk
Spanishbocado, gota, porción
Catalanbocí, engruna, mos, tros
English > bite: 13 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningA painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin.
Synonymssting, insect bite
Narrowerbee stingA sting inflicted by a bee
flea bitesting inflicted by a flea
mosquito biteA sting inflicted by a mosquito
Broaderinjury, hurt, harm, traumaAny physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
Spanishpicada, picadura, picotada, picotazo, piquetazo
Catalanpessigada, picada
Verbsbitedeliver a sting to
English > bite: 13 senses > noun 4, food
MeaningA light informal meal.
Synonymscollation, snack
Narrowercoffee break, tea breakA snack taken during a break in the work day
nosh(Yiddish) a snack or light meal
refreshmentsnacks and drinks served as a light meal
Broadermeal, repastThe food served and eaten at one time
Spanishaperitivo, colación, piscolabis, refrigerio, tentempié
Catalanaperitiu, col·lació, piscolabis, vermut
English > bite: 13 senses > noun 5, event
Meaning(angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait.
Example"after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
Categoryfishing, sportfishingThe act of someone who fishes as a diversion
BroadersuccessAn event that accomplishes its intended purpose
English > bite: 13 senses > noun 6, communication
Meaningwit having a sharp and caustic quality.
Example "the bite of satire"
Synonympungency
Broaderwit, humor, humour, witticism, wittinessA message whose ingenuity / ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
English > bite: 13 senses > noun 7, attribute
MeaningA strong odor or taste property.
Example "the sulfurous bite of garlic"
Synonymspungency, sharpness, raciness
Broaderspiciness, spice, spiceryThe property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
Spanishacrimonia, acritud, intensidad, picor
Catalanacrimonia, acrimònia, acritud, intensitat, picantor
English > bite: 13 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningThe act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws.
Synonymchomp
NarrowermunchA large bite
nibbleGentle biting
nip, pinchA small sharp bite or snip
Broadereating, feedingThe act of consuming food
Spanishbocado
Catalanmos
Verbsbiteto grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws / jaws
English > bite: 13 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningA portion removed from the whole.
Example"the government's weekly bite from my paycheck"
Broadersubtraction, deductionThe act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)
Usage ofslang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacularA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
English > bite: 13 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningTo grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws / jaws.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"Gunny invariably tried to bite her"
Synonymseize with teeth
Narrowergnawbite or chew on with the teeth
nibblebite off very small pieces
nibblebite gently
nipGive a small sharp bite to
snapBring the jaws together
snap at, bite offbite off with a quick bite
Broadergriphold fast or firmly
See alsobite offbite off with a quick bite
Spanishdar un bocado, morder
Catalanmossegar, queixalar
Nounsbitethe act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
bitea wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
bitersomeone who bites
English > bite: 13 senses > verb 2, perception
MeaningCause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymssting, burn
Narrowernettle, urticatesting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
Broaderache, smart, hurtBe the source of pain
Similar toburnFeel hot or painful
Spanishabrasar, incendiar, quemar
Catalanabrusar-se, cremar-se, incendiar, mossegar-se, tallar-se
English > bite: 13 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningpenetrate or cut, as with a knife.
PatternSomething ----s something
Broaderpiercemake a hole into
Spanishpicar
English > bite: 13 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningdeliver a sting to.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymssting, prick
Broaderpiercemake a hole into
Spanishmorder, picar, pinchar
Catalanpicar
Nounsbitea painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin

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