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To expend; use up:
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  1. To expend; use up:
  2. To buy for one's personal needs
  3. To purchase (goods or services) for direct use or ownership.
To chew food audibly or with a steady working of the jaws.
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  1. To chew food audibly or with a steady working of the jaws.
  2. To eat with pleasure.
  3. To chew steadily, often with a crunching sound
To eat up greedily.
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  1. To eat up greedily.
  2. To preoccupy or obsess in a harmful way:
  3. To take in greedily with the eyes, ears, or mind
To be taken in by a ploy or deception:
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  1. To be taken in by a ploy or deception:
  2. To get or keep a tight hold; grip
  3. To show interest in, or accept, something offered
To cogitate; meditate:
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  1. To cogitate; meditate:
  2. To meditate on; ponder:
  3. To chew something
To take back (words said); retract; withdraw
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  1. To take back (words said); retract; withdraw
  2. To put up with (something unpleasant):
  3. To cause something such as food or drink to pass through the mouth and throat into the stomach.
To provide a dinner for, or entertain at dinner
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  1. To provide a dinner for, or entertain at dinner
  2. To eat dinner
  3. To give dinner to; entertain at dinner:
(Sports) To pass a ball or puck to (a teammate), especially to set up a scoring chance.
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  1. (Sports) To pass a ball or puck to (a teammate), especially to set up a scoring chance.
  2. To flow steadily, as into a machine for use, processing, etc.
  3. To provide something necessary for the growth, development, or existence of; nourish; sustain
To arrange or roll (lengths of cloth, for example) on or in a bolt.
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  1. To arrange or roll (lengths of cloth, for example) on or in a bolt.
  2. To eat (food) hurriedly and with little chewing; gulp.
  3. To start suddenly and run away:
To provide lunch for
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  1. To provide lunch for
  2. To eat a midday meal.
(Intransitive) To eat the morning meal.
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  1. (Intransitive) To eat the morning meal.
  2. To serve breakfast to.
  3. To give breakfast to
Alternative spelling of gourmandise.
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  1. Alternative spelling of gourmandise.
  2. To eat gluttonously; gorge.
  3. To eat or devour like a glutton
To take supper.
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  1. To take supper.
  2. To eat an evening meal; have supper.
  3. To eat or drink (something) or engage in eating or drinking by taking small swallows or mouthfuls:
To eat between meals
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  1. To eat between meals
  2. To eat a hurried or light meal.
To take small or hesitant bites:
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  1. To take small or hesitant bites:
  2. To wear away or diminish bit by bit:
  3. To show little interest in food by taking only small bites intermittently
To make this sound.
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  1. To make this sound.
  2. To take greedily; grab:
  3. To eat quickly and greedily
A deep, narrow valley with steep rocky sides, often with a stream flowing through it. Gorges are smaller and narrower than canyons and are often a part of a canyon.
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  1. A deep, narrow valley with steep rocky sides, often with a stream flowing through it. Gorges are smaller and narrower than canyons and are often a part of a canyon.
  2. To stuff with food; glut:
  3. To eat gluttonously or devour greedily.
(Intransitive) To have dinner outside one's house.
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  1. (Intransitive) To have dinner outside one's house.
To deal with conclusively with a threat or a difficult situation.
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  1. To deal with conclusively with a threat or a difficult situation.
  2. To arrange in an orderly way.
  3. To get rid of.
To look for and find excuse or occasion for (a quarrel or fight)
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  1. To look for and find excuse or occasion for (a quarrel or fight)
  2. To provoke:
  3. To break up, pierce, or dig up (soil, rock, etc.) with something sharply pointed; use a pick on
(Idiomatic) To consume completely.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To consume completely.
  2. (Idiomatic) To accept or believe entirely, immediately, and without questioning.
To create a summary of a case.
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  1. To create a summary of a case.
  2. To change (food), esp. in the mouth, stomach, and intestines by the action of gastric and intestinal juices, enzymes, and bacteria, into a form that can be absorbed by the body
  3. To soften, disintegrate, etc. by the use of heat, usually together with water or other liquid
To grind, cut, or knead (rubber, etc.) to a pulp
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  1. To grind, cut, or knead (rubber, etc.) to a pulp
  2. To grind and knead something, such as rubber, into a pulp.
  3. To grind and knead (rubber, for example) into a pulp.
To chew (the cud), as a cow does
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  1. To chew (the cud), as a cow does
  2. To reflect on over and over again.
  3. To turn (something) over in the mind; meditate (on)
To rub or touch lightly the surface of (a thing) in passing.
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  1. To rub or touch lightly the surface of (a thing) in passing.
  2. (Informal) To snack all day instead of eating regular meals
  3. To scrape, touch, or rub lightly against something in passing
To read something superficially by selecting passages at random:
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  1. To read something superficially by selecting passages at random:
  2. To inspect something leisurely and casually:
  3. To scan, to casually look through in order to find items of interest, especially without knowledge of what to look for beforehand.
To finish quickly or promptly
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  1. To finish quickly or promptly
  2. To send off or out promptly, usually on a specific errand or official business
  3. (Informal) To eat up quickly
To partake of a feast; eat heartily.
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  1. To partake of a feast; eat heartily.
  2. To eat a rich, elaborate meal
  3. To give a feast for; entertain or feed sumptuously:
To dine at a banquet
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  1. To dine at a banquet
  2. To honor at or partake of a banquet.
To thrive and prosper, especially at another's expense:
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  1. To thrive and prosper, especially at another's expense:
  2. To become fat.
  3. To be well fed or wealthy at another's expense
To talk or write about; take up in conversation or in a discourse; consider and argue the pros and cons of
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  1. To talk or write about; take up in conversation or in a discourse; consider and argue the pros and cons of
  2. To examine or consider (a subject) in speech or writing:
  3. To speak with another or others about something:
To eat or be given food
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  1. To eat or be given food
  2. (Old Poet.) To travel; go
  3. To be in a specified condition or position; get on; go through an experience
(Idiomatic) To consume (food) quickly and without regard for table manners.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To consume (food) quickly and without regard for table manners.
To swallow air audibly, as in nervousness.
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  1. To swallow air audibly, as in nervousness.
  2. To catch the breath in or as in swallowing a large amount
  3. To choke back as if swallowing; repress (a sob, etc.)
To eat, especially with gusto.
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(Christianity) To take part in Holy Communion.
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  1. (Christianity) To take part in Holy Communion.
  2. To eat a meal, especially to eat a shared meal with friends.
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To endure.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To endure.
  2. (Idiomatic) To survive solely by consuming a certain thing.
  1. To absorb or comprehend.
  2. To receive into your home for the purpose of processing for a fee.
  3. To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller.
To use or exhibit in action:
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  1. To use or exhibit in action:
  2. Used with a past participle to form the present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect tenses indicating completed action:
  3. To get, take, receive, or obtain
To take (food, drugs, etc.) into the body, as by swallowing, inhaling, or absorbing
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  1. To take (food, drugs, etc.) into the body, as by swallowing, inhaling, or absorbing
To test the flavor of by putting a little in one's mouth
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  1. To test the flavor of by putting a little in one's mouth
  2. To partake of, especially for the first time; experience:
  3. To have a sensation, limited experience, or anticipating sense (of something)
To attempt to open (a door or window) in testing to see whether it is locked
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  1. To attempt to open (a door or window) in testing to see whether it is locked
  2. To make an effort; strive:
  3. To taste, sample, or otherwise test in order to determine strength, effect, worth, or desirability:
To appreciate fully; enjoy or relish:
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  1. To appreciate fully; enjoy or relish:
  2. To enjoy with appreciation; dwell on with delight
  3. To have a particular taste or smell:
To eat like a glutton; overindulge
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  1. To eat like a glutton; overindulge
  2. To eat or indulge in something excessively.
  3. To fill beyond capacity, especially with food; satiate:
To eat to excess, especially when habitual.
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  1. To eat to excess, especially when habitual.
  2. To eat too much or to the point of surfeit
To prepare (a student) or review (a subject) for an examination in a hurried, intensive way
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  1. To prepare (a student) or review (a subject) for an examination in a hurried, intensive way
  2. To force, press, or squeeze (something) into an insufficient or barely sufficient space; stuff.
  3. To press, force, or drive, particularly in filling, or in thrusting one thing into another; to stuff; to crowd; to fill to superfluity; as, to cram anything into a basket; to cram a room with people.
To store away, place out of the way, or stash, especially for the longer term
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  1. To store away, place out of the way, or stash, especially for the longer term
  2. To eat a great deal (informal)
(Baseball) To take a large lead in a game.
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  1. (Baseball) To take a large lead in a game.
  2. To place out of the way, clean up.
  3. (Colloquial) To consume (food or drink), especially in large quantities.
(Idiomatic) To make (a task) quicker or easier.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To make (a task) quicker or easier.
  2. (Idiomatic) To deal with or overcome (someone or something) quickly and without difficulty.
(Sports) To play (the ball) aggressively, especially by moving toward it rather than by waiting for it to arrive.
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  1. (Sports) To play (the ball) aggressively, especially by moving toward it rather than by waiting for it to arrive.
  2. To start work on with purpose and vigor:
  3. To use force against in order to harm; start a fight with; strike out at with physical or military force; assault
(Colloquial, simile) To eat in small amounts rather than in a single full meal.
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  1. (Colloquial, simile) To eat in small amounts rather than in a single full meal.
To eat (a snack)
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  1. To eat (a snack)
  2. To eat a snack or light meal:
(Idiomatic, informal) To eat excessively.
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  1. (Idiomatic, informal) To eat excessively.
(Idiomatic) To eat, especially to eat vigorously.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To eat, especially to eat vigorously.
(US) to eat something quickly
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To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
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  1. To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
  2. To intrude on; inconvenience:
  3. To break in on; interrupt
Alternative spelling of pig out.
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  1. Alternative spelling of pig out.
  2. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To eat voraciously or ravenously; to gorge oneself.
(Informal) To consume rapidly or voraciously
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  1. (Informal) To consume rapidly or voraciously
  2. To draw (air or smoke, for example) into the lungs by breathing; inspire.
  3. To draw something such as air or smoke into the lungs by breathing; inspire.
To destroy a metal or alloy gradually, especially by oxidation or chemical action:
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  1. To destroy a metal or alloy gradually, especially by oxidation or chemical action:
  2. To work upon insidiously and cause to deteriorate
  3. To eat into or wear away gradually, as by rusting or by the action of chemicals
To expend; use up:
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  1. To expend; use up:
  2. To take in as food; eat or drink up.
  3. To waste; squander.
To eat up greedily.
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  1. To eat up greedily.
  2. To absorb completely; engross
  3. To take in greedily with the eyes, ears, or mind
To eat into; wear away; disintegrate
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  1. To eat into; wear away; disintegrate
  2. To eat into; corrode:
  3. To form by wearing away gradually
To torment, as by constant pain, fear, etc.; harass
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  1. To torment, as by constant pain, fear, etc.; harass
  2. To cause persistent worry or pain:
  3. To produce by gnawing:
To break apart the structure of, render physically unusable, or cause to cease to exist as a distinguishable physical entity:
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  1. To break apart the structure of, render physically unusable, or cause to cease to exist as a distinguishable physical entity:
  2. To put to death; kill:
  3. To break up or spoil completely; ruin
To pillage; sack:
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  1. To pillage; sack:
  2. To commit ravages
  3. To destroy violently; ruin
To pass into solution:
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  1. To pass into solution:
  2. To reduce (solid matter) to liquid form; melt.
  3. To become liquid; melt:
To dissolve; disintegrate
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  1. To dissolve; disintegrate
  2. To dissolve:
  3. To change from a solid to a liquid state by heating or being heated with sufficient energy at the melting point.
(Idiomatic) To consume completely.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To consume completely.
  2. (Idiomatic) To accept or believe entirely, immediately, and without questioning.
(Of a resource) to consume, deplete or exhaust
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  1. (Of a resource) to consume, deplete or exhaust
  2. (Of time or space) to take or occupy
To pass without being put to use:
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  1. To pass without being put to use:
  2. To destroy; devastate; ruin
  3. To fail to take advantage of or use for profit; lose:
To use up, especially recklessly; exhaust:
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  1. To use up, especially recklessly; exhaust:
  2. To spend much time and energy on indulgence in pleasure, esp. drinking, gambling, etc., to the point of harming oneself
  3. To waste or squander
To fail to take advantage of:
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  1. To fail to take advantage of:
  2. To waste, lavish, splurge; to spend lavishly or profusely; to dissipate.
  3. To spend or use wastefully or extravagantly
To draw off (a liquid) by a gradual process:
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  1. To draw off (a liquid) by a gradual process:
  2. To fatigue or spend emotionally or physically:
  3. To become empty by the drawing off of liquid:
To bother or annoy, as with petty complaints.
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  1. To bother or annoy, as with petty complaints.
  2. To annoy, bother, harass, vex, etc.
  3. To touch or handle something nervously or persistently:
To cause difficulty or trouble to:
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  1. To cause difficulty or trouble to:
  2. To keep bringing up, going over, or returning to (a matter difficult to solve)
  3. To give trouble to, esp. in a petty or nagging way; disturb, annoy, irritate, etc.
To absorb; engross:
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  1. To absorb; engross:
  2. To take in as food; eat or drink up.
  3. To eat or drink up; devour
To absorb completely; engross
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  1. To absorb completely; engross
  2. To take in greedily with the eyes, ears, or mind
  3. To eat up greedily.
To happen or develop:
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  1. To happen or develop:
  2. To eat or be given food
  3. To dine; eat.
To take (food, drugs, etc.) into the body, as by swallowing, inhaling, or absorbing
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  1. To take (food, drugs, etc.) into the body, as by swallowing, inhaling, or absorbing
To have or show a trace (of); have some of the qualities (of)
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  1. To have or show a trace (of); have some of the qualities (of)
  2. To take or be given part or portion:
  3. To take a portion or take some; specif., to eat or drink something, esp. in company with others
To absorb completely; engross
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  1. To absorb completely; engross
  2. To destroy, consume, or waste:
  3. To take in eagerly:
To put up with (something unpleasant):
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  1. To put up with (something unpleasant):
  2. To consume or use up:
  3. To take back; retract:
To pass without being put to use:
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  1. To pass without being put to use:
  2. (Now Rare) To pass or be spent
  3. To use, consume, spend, or expend thoughtlessly or carelessly.
To get or keep a tight hold; grip
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  1. To get or keep a tight hold; grip
  2. To show interest in, or accept, something offered
  3. To grip, cut into, or injure something with or as if with the teeth.
To become corroded
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  1. To become corroded
  2. To work upon insidiously and cause to deteriorate
  3. To eat into or wear away gradually, as by rusting or by the action of chemicals
To eat into; corrode:
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  1. To eat into; corrode:
  2. To eat into; wear away; disintegrate
  3. To wear (something) away by erosion:
To cause persistent worry or pain:
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  1. To cause persistent worry or pain:
  2. To afflict or worry persistently:
  3. To consume; wear away; corrode
To bring to a specified condition by long use or attrition:
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  1. To bring to a specified condition by long use or attrition:
  2. To carry or have on one's person as covering, adornment, or protection:
  3. To wear a sailing vessel
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