HyperDic: victuals

English > 3 senses of the word victuals:
NOUNfoodvictuals, commissariat, provisions, provender, viandsa stock or supply of foods
foodvictuals, nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentationa source of materials to nourish the body
foodvictuals, comestible, edible, eatable, pabulum, victualany substance that can be used as food
English > victuals: 3 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA stock or supply of foods.
Synonymscommissariat, provisions, provender, viands
Narrowerfood cacheFood in a secure or hidden / hidden storage place
larderA supply of food especially for a household
Broaderfood, nutrientAny substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
Spanishalimento, comida, provisiones, víveres
Catalancomissaria, provisions, queviures
English > victuals: 3 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA source of materials to nourish the body.
Synonymsnutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation
NarrowercoursePart of a meal served at one time
dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treatSomething considered choice to eat
dishA particular item of prepared food
fast foodinexpensive food (hamburgers or chicken or milkshakes) prepared and served quickly
finger foodFood to be eaten with the fingers
ingestaSolid and liquid nourishment taken into the body through the mouth
kosherFood that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law
meal, repastThe food served and eaten at one time
messSoft semiliquid food
milkproduced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young
minceFood chopped into small bits
pureeFood prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender
stodgeHeavy and filling (and usually starchy) food
vitaminAny of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism
wheat germembryo of the wheat kernel
Broaderfood, nutrientAny substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
Spanishalimentación, alimento, comida, nutrición, nutriente, nutrientes, nutrimento, sustento
Catalanaliment, menjar, nutrient, sustent
English > victuals: 3 senses > noun 3, food
MeaningAny substance that can be used as food.
Synonymscomestible, edible, eatable, pabulum, victual
Narrowertuckeatables (especially sweets / sweets)
Broaderfood, nutrientAny substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
Spanishcomestible, comestibles, vianda, vitualla, vituallas, víveres
Catalancomestible, comestibles, queviures, vianda, vitualles

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