Associations to the word «Eat»
EAT, verb. To ingest; to be ingested.
EAT, verb. (ambitransitive) To consume (something solid or semi-solid, usually food) by putting it into the mouth and swallowing it.
EAT, verb. (intransitive) To consume a meal.
EAT, verb. (intransitive) (ergative) To be eaten.
EAT, verb. To use up.
EAT, verb. (transitive) To destroy, consume, or use up.
EAT, verb. (transitive) (informal) (of a device) To damage, destroy, or fail to eject a removable part or an inserted object.
EAT, verb. (transitive) (informal) (of a vending machine or similar device) To consume money or (other instruents of value, such as a token) deposited or inserted by a user, while failing to either provide the intended product or service, or return the payment.
EAT, verb. (transitive) (informal) To cause (someone) to worry.
EAT, verb. (transitive) (business) To take the loss in a transaction.
EAT, verb. (ambitransitive) To corrode or erode.
EAT, verb. (transitive) (informal) (vulgar) To perform oral sex on someone.
EAT A DICK, interjection. (vulgar) A dismissive remark.
EAT ASS, verb. (slang) To perform anilingus.
EAT AWAY, verb. Gradually to erode or corrode.
EAT CROW, verb. (chiefly US) (idiomatic) To recognize that one has been shown to be mistaken or outdone, especially by admitting that one has made a humiliating error.
EAT CUNT, verb. Synonym of eat pussy.
EAT DIRT, verb. To submit in a meanly humble manner to insults; to eat humble pie.
EAT FOR TWO, verb. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) To be pregnant
EAT FROM SOMEONE'S HAND, verb. Alternative form of eat out of someone's hand
EAT HUMBLE PIE, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) to admit one's faults; to make a humiliating apology
EAT IN, verb. To eat a meal at home.
EAT INTO, verb. To consume gradually, especially by erosion.
EAT IT, verb. To fall forward, hitting one's face on the ground.
EAT IT, interjection. (idiomatic) (vulgar) a rebuke or dismissal
EAT LIKE A BIRD, verb. (colloquial) (simile) To eat in small amounts rather than in a single full meal.
EAT LIKE A HORSE, verb. (colloquial) (simile) to consume a large amount of food
EAT LIKE A PIG, verb. (colloquial) (simile) To chew noisily, with one's mouth open, or with much greed.
EAT MY DUST, interjection. (informal) An in-your-face mockery to a losing rival.
EAT ONE'S GUN, verb. (idiomatic) To commit suicide, especially by use of a firearm discharged into the victim's mouth.
EAT ONE'S HAT, verb. (idiomatic) Used in a result clause to express disbelief in a proposition expressed in a conditional clause.
EAT ONE'S HEART OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To feel overwhelming sorrow, jealousy or longing, to grieve.
EAT ONE'S OWN DOG FOOD, verb. (computing) (slang) (idiomatic) To test the beta programs that are in the test phase on one's own computers; to dogfood.
EAT ONE'S OWN DOG FOOD, verb. (idiomatic) To use or consume the economic goods or services that oneself is producing; to be part of a closed household economy
EAT ONE'S SEED CORN, verb. To consume what is meant for investment instead.
EAT ONE'S WHEATIES, verb. (US and Canada) (idiomatic) To prepare or fortify oneself for an activity requiring exertion.
EAT ONE'S WORDS, verb. (idiomatic) To regret or retract what one has said.
EAT ONE'S YOUNG, verb. To betray a constituent or charge out of self-serving interests or desperation; savaging.
EAT OUT, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see eat, out.
EAT OUT, verb. (intransitive) To dine at a restaurant or such public place.
EAT OUT, verb. (transitive) (slang) (vulgar) To perform cunnilingus or anilingus.
EAT OUT OF SOMEONE'S HAND, verb. (idiomatic) To behave in a docile, submissive way towards somebody.
EAT PUSSY, verb. (idiomatic) (slang) To perform cunnilingus.
EAT SHIT, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see eat, shit.
EAT SHIT, verb. (slang) (vulgar) (of a person) To fall and land on one's face.
EAT SHIT, interjection. (idiomatic) (vulgar) An expression of discontent or aggravation to another party.
EAT SOMEONE ALIVE, verb. (idiomatic) To overwhelm or consume.
EAT SOMEONE ALIVE, verb. (idiomatic) To criticize harshly or rebuke strongly.
EAT SOMEONE ALIVE, verb. (idiomatic) (of insects) To bite repeatedly.
EAT SOMEONE OUT OF HOUSE AND HOME, verb. (idiomatic) To consume so much of someone's store of food that little or none is left for the owner.
EAT SOMEONE'S DUST, verb. (idiomatic) (informal) To be outrun.
EAT SOMEONE'S DUST, verb. (informal) To get one to be on a losing end.
EAT SOMEONE'S LUNCH, verb. (idiomatic) To defeat or best thoroughly; to make short work of.
EAT SOMETHING FOR BREAKFAST, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see eat, for, breakfast.
EAT SOMETHING FOR BREAKFAST, verb. (slang) (idiomatic) To, or be willing to, regularly destroy, harm, or in any other way commit mischief against a thing because of hatred and dislike.
EAT THE SEED CORN, verb. To consume what is meant for investment instead.
EAT TO WINDWARD, verb. (nautical) (of a vessel) To keep the course when close-hauled with minimal steering.
EAT UP, verb. (idiomatic) To consume completely.
EAT UP, verb. (idiomatic) To accept or believe entirely, immediately, and without questioning.
EAT, verb. Take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?".
EAT, verb. Eat a meal; take a meal; "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation".
EAT, verb. Take in food; used of animals only; "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?".
EAT, verb. Worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way; "What's eating you?".
EAT, verb. Use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week".
EAT, verb. Cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid; "The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink".
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