HyperDic: seize_with_teeth

English > 1 sense of the expression seize with teeth:
VERBcontactseize with teeth, biteto grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws / jaws
English > seize with teeth: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
MeaningTo grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws / jaws.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymbite
Narrowergnawbite or chew on with the teeth
nibblebite off very small pieces
nibblebite gently
nipGive a small sharp bite to
snapBring the jaws together
snap at, bite offbite off with a quick bite
Broadergriphold fast or firmly
Spanishdar un bocado, morder
Catalanmossegar, queixalar

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