HyperDic: manducate

English > 1 sense of the word manducate:
VERBconsumptionmanducate, chew, masticate, jawchew (food)
English > manducate: 1 sense > verb 1, consumption
Meaningchew (food) ; to bite and grind with the teeth.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymschew, masticate, jaw
Entailed byeattake in solid food
Narrowerchampchafe at the bit, like horses
chawchew without swallowing
chomp, champchew noisily
crunch, munchchew noisily
gnawbite or chew on with the teeth
mumble, gumgrind with the gums
Broadergrate, grindmake a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together
Spanishmascar, masticar
Catalanmastegar, masticar

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