Part of speech:
Something that sustains something else; essential support:
Something, such as food or drink, that refreshes.
The definition of a ration is a fixed amount of something that is provided on a regular basis, or that is the limit of how much you are permitted to have.
Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
A vegetable fat having a nearly solid consistency at ordinary temperatures.
(Chiefly Brit.) The art, practice, or work of cooking
An amount of liquid swallowed:
The food served and eaten in one sitting.
A finely chopped or ground food mixed with mayonnaise, seasonings, etc. and served as on lettuce or in a sandwich
Food in general, regarded as necessary for sustaining life:
(Informal) A meal
A meal, esp. a light meal or snack
A place where the food supplies of a household are kept; pantry
The short, fat, wormlike larva of certain insects, esp. of a beetle
Fast food is defined as cuisine prepared by restaurants that cater more towards speed and low prices than quality or nutritional value.
Food or a meal served to such a group:
Food available to be eaten
A food believed to be highly beneficial to health, especially a food grown organically and free of chemical additives.
The definition of a chow is a breed of Chinese dog, a chow chow, with a thick coat and a black tongue.
The definition of an entree is a meal's main course or the act of entering someplace.
A bird, such as a duck, goose, turkey, or pheasant, that is used as food or hunted as game.
Of or relating to gastronomy.
A substance, such as an extract or spice, that imparts flavor.
A liquid or soft mixture served with food to add flavor or enhance its general appeal
Providing nourishment; nourishing.
A consumable, often inferior item or resource that is in demand and usually abundant supply:
The food and drink such a plan prescribes
(Biology) The organic process by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance.
any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
(Philos.) The status of something that exists in itself as an individual whole
Food served at a table; esp., meals provided regularly for pay
Material that feeds a fire.
A flat rounded mass of hashed or chopped food that is baked or fried; a patty.
A rich sweet confection made with sugar and often flavored or combined with fruits or nuts.
The egg of a domestic fowl; specif., the liquid contents of a hen's egg, as used in cooking
The flesh of such animals used as food.
That which sustains the mind or spirit
anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking
The sounding board of a harp.
Food prepared in this way
The definition of a fruit is the mature ovary of a flowering plant that is edible and usually eaten raw.
A preserve made from whole fruit boiled to a pulp with sugar.
Any of various potable liquids resembling milk, such as coconut milk or soymilk.
A dry, indehiscent simple fruit consisting of one seed surrounded by a hard and thick pericarp (fruit wall). The seed does not adhere to the pericarp but is connected to it by the funiculus. A nut is similar to an achene but larger. Acorns, beechnuts, chestnuts, and hazelnuts are true nuts. Informally, other edible seeds or dry fruits enclosed in a hard or leathery shell are also called nuts, though they are not true nuts. For instance, an almond kernel is actually the seed of a drupe. Its familiar whitish shell is an endocarp found within the greenish fruit of the almond tree. Peanuts are actually individual seeds from a seed pod called a legume.
Any of numerous mineral, vegetable, or synthetic substances or animal or vegetable fats that are generally slippery, combustible, viscous, liquid or liquefiable at room temperatures, soluble in various organic solvents such as ether but not in water, and used in a great variety of products, especially lubricants and fuels.
(Chiefly Brit.) Any dessert
Any of several vegetable substances, as cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, or pepper, used to season food; spices are usually dried for use and have distinctive flavors and aromas
A mixture likened to this dish.
A snack or light meal.
Money, favors, etc. received because of association with public office
Dough or paste consisting primarily of flour, water, and shortening that is baked and often used as a crust for foods such as pies and tarts.
The definition of omnivorous is feeding on both plants and meat or taking anything available.
(Ecology) Relating to or involving the feeding habits or relationships of different organisms in a food chain or food web.
Lightness of spirits or mood; gaiety or joy:
(Ropemaking) A given size of rope, common grist being a rope three inches in circumference, with twenty yarns in each of the three strands.
The definition of a handout is written material given to inform or provide additional information, or a gift of food, money or clothing given for free to people or organizations.
Any of various similar substances exuded by certain plants and insects
A small bite or portion of food
The aggregate of the functions by which a living organism is maintained in a normal condition of weight and growth.
A wooden board or platter on which to carve or serve meat
A very choice or delicious dish.
(Informal, Dial.) Articles of food, esp. when prepared for use
The definition of ingest is to consume or absorb food or information.
A small portion of a tasty food served as an appetizer before a meal or as at a cocktail party
Furnishing support or sustenance
A usually sweet course, as of pie, cake, or ice cream, served at the end of a meal
A dessert containing primarily oranges and flaked coconut.
- Ration refers to a fixed allowance or allotment of food the weekly ration and in the plural (?rations) to food in general how are the rations in this outfit?
- ?provisions refers to a stock of food assembled in advance provisions for the hike
- Victuals is now largely a dialectal or colloquial word for human fare or diet
- Fare refers to the range of foods eaten by a particular organism or available at a particular time and place the fare of horses, a bill of fare
- Food is the general term for all matter that is taken into the body for nourishment
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