HyperDic: food

English > 3 senses of the word food:
NOUNTopsfood, nutrientany substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
foodfood, solid foodany solid substance (as opposed to liquid / liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
cognitionfood, food for thought, intellectual nourishmentanything that provides mental stimulus for thinking
food > pronunciation
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English > food: 3 senses > noun 1, Tops
MeaningAny substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue.
Synonymnutrient
Partsfood, solid foodAny solid substance (as opposed to liquid / liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
Narrowerbeverage, drink, drinkable, potableAny liquid / liquid suitable for drinking
chymeA semiliquid mass of partially digested food that passes from the stomach through the pyloric sphincter into the duodenum
comestible, edible, eatable, pabulum, victual, victualsAny substance that can be used as food
comfort foodFood that is simply prepared and gives a sense of wellbeing
commissariat, provisions, provender, viands, victualsA stock or supply of foods
culture medium, medium(bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid / liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms
fareThe food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
feed, provenderFood for domestic livestock
foodstuff, food productA substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
micronutrientA substance needed only in small amounts for normal body function (e.g., vitamins or minerals)
miraculous food, manna, manna from heaven(Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites / Israelites during the Exodus
nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victualsA source of materials to nourish the body
soul foodFood traditionally eaten by African-Americans in the South
waterA liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants
yolk, vitellusnutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg)
BroadersubstanceA particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
Spanishalimento, alimentos, comida, nutriente, nutrimento, sustento
Catalanaliment, menjar, nutrient, sustent
English > food: 3 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningAny solid substance (as opposed to liquid / liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment.
Example"food and drink"
Synonymsolid food
Part offood, nutrientAny substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
Narrowerbaked goodsFoods (like breads and cakes and pastries) that are cooked in an oven
breakfast foodAny food (especially cereal) usually served for breakfast
butterAn edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream
cheeseA solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
chocolateA food made from roasted ground cacao beans
coconut, coconut meatThe edible white meat of a coconut
convenience foodAny packaged dish or food that can be prepared quickly and easily as by thawing or heating
dika breadSomewhat astringent paste prepared by grinding and heating seeds of the African wild mango
fishThe flesh of fish used as food
fresh food, fresh foodsFood that is not preserved by canning or dehydration or freezing or smoking
health foodAny natural or prepared food popularly believed to promote good health
junk foodFood that tastes good but is high in calories having little nutritional value
leftoversFood remaining from a previous meal
loafA quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape
meatThe flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
pasta, alimentary pasteshaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg
produce, green goods, green groceries, garden truckFresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
seafoodedible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc
slop(usually plural) weak or watery unappetizing food or drink
yogurt, yoghurt, yoghourtA custard-like food made from curdled milk
BroadersolidMatter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
Spanishalimento, comida
Catalanaliment, menjar
English > food: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAnything that provides mental stimulus for thinking.
Synonymsfood for thought, intellectual nourishment
NarrowerpabulumInsipid intellectual nourishment
Broadercontent, cognitive content, mental objectThe sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

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