HyperDic: cannibalise

English > 2 senses of the word cannibalise:
VERBconsumptioncannibalise, cannibalizeeat human flesh
consumptioncannibalise, cannibalizeuse parts of something to repair something else
English > cannibalise: 2 senses > verb 1, consumption
MeaningEat human flesh.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymcannibalize
Broaderconsume, ingest, take in, take, haveServe oneself to, or consume regularly
Spanishcanibalizar
Nounscannibala person who eats human flesh
English > cannibalise: 2 senses > verb 2, consumption
MeaningUse parts of something to repair something else.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymcannibalize
Entailsdisassemble, dismantle, take apart, break up, break aparttake apart into its constituent pieces
Broaderuse, utilize, utilise, apply, employput into service
Spanishcanibalizar

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