HyperDic: eating

English > 1 sense of the word eating:
NOUNacteating, feedingthe act of consuming food
eating > pronunciation
Soundsiy'tihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > eating: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of consuming food.
Synonymfeeding
Partschew, chewing, mastication, manductionbiting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
Narrowerbite, chompThe act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
browse, browsingThe act of feeding by continual nibbling
coprophagy, coprophagiaeating / eating feces
diningThe act of eating / eating dinner
engorgementeating / eating / eating ravenously or voraciously to satiation
feasting, banquetingeating / eating an elaborate meal (often accompanied by entertainment)
graze, grazingThe act of grazing / grazing
lunchingThe act of eating / eating lunch
mycophagyThe practice of eating fungi (especially mushrooms collected in the wild)
necrophagia, necrophagyfeeding on corpses or carrion
omophagiaThe eating of raw food
repletion, surfeiteating until excessively full
scatophagyThe eating of excrement or other filth
suppingingestion of liquid food with a spoon or by drinking
tasting, savoring, savouring, relishing, degustationTaking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality
Broaderconsumption, ingestion, intake, uptakeThe process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
Spanishalimentación, nutrición
Catalanalimentació, nodriment, nutrició
Verbseattake in solid food
eateat a meal
eattake in food

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