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Something that sustains something else; essential support:
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  1. Something that sustains something else; essential support:
  2. One's means of livelihood; maintenance; support
  3. Something, especially food, that sustains life or health:
The act of nourishing.
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  1. The act of nourishing.
  2. The act of nourishing or the state of being nourished
  3. Something that nourishes; food; nutriment
Food; fare.
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  1. Food; fare.
  2. A characteristic style of preparing food, often associated with a place of origin
  3. Style of cooking; manner of preparing food
(Slang) Food.
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  1. (Slang) Food.
  2. (Informal) Things to eat; food; meals
A printed list of dishes offered in a restaurant.
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  1. A printed list of dishes offered in a restaurant.
  2. The details of the food to be served at a banquet; a bill of fare.
  3. A detailed list of the foods served at a meal or of the foods available at a restaurant; bill of fare
Plural form of meal
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Something that supports or sustains.
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  1. Something that supports or sustains.
  2. Means of support; necessity
  3. Anything that nourishes; food
(Chiefly Brit.) The art, practice, or work of cooking
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  1. (Chiefly Brit.) The art, practice, or work of cooking
  2. The art and practice of preparing food for consumption, especially by the application of heat; cooking.
  3. The art or practice of preparing food.
Plural form of victual
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  1. Plural form of victual
  2. (Archaic, plural only) Food supplies; provisions.
Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
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  1. Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
  2. Anything that nourishes; food
  3. A source of nourishment; food.
The act of refreshing or the state of being refreshed.
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  1. The act of refreshing or the state of being refreshed.
  2. Something that refreshes, as food, drink, or rest
  3. Food or drink or both, esp. as a light meal
Plural form of edible
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A fixed portion, especially an amount of food allotted to persons in military service or to civilians in times of scarcity.
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  1. A fixed portion, especially an amount of food allotted to persons in military service or to civilians in times of scarcity.
  2. Food or food supply, as for soldiers, explorers, etc.
  3. Food issued or available to members of a group.
(By extension) The result of that process, a meal.
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  1. (By extension) The result of that process, a meal.
  2. The style or genre of food preparation; cookery.
  3. The process of preparing food by using heat.
The edible flesh of animals, especially that of mammals as opposed to that of fish or poultry.
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  1. The edible flesh of animals, especially that of mammals as opposed to that of fish or poultry.
  2. Food; esp., solid food, as distinguished from drink
  3. The flesh of animals used as food, esp. the flesh of mammals or, often, of fowl
Any baked food like bread but made with a batter
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  1. Any baked food like bread but made with a batter
  2. A similar food, as matzo, that is not leavened and so remains flat when baked
  3. A staple food made from flour or meal mixed with other dry and liquid ingredients, usually combined with a leavening agent, and kneaded, shaped into loaves, and baked.
A group of people, usually soldiers or sailors, who regularly eat meals together.
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  1. A group of people, usually soldiers or sailors, who regularly eat meals together.
  2. A serving of soft, semiliquid food:
  3. An amount of food, as for a meal, course, or dish:
Elaborate or skillfully prepared food, especially that of France.
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  1. Elaborate or skillfully prepared food, especially that of France.
  2. The characteristic style of preparing such food.
  3. The preparation of fine food by highly skilled chefs
Inexpensive food, such as hamburgers and fried chicken, prepared and served quickly.
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  1. Inexpensive food, such as hamburgers and fried chicken, prepared and served quickly.
Food, esp. snack food, having little nutritional value and processed as with chemical additives
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  1. Food, esp. snack food, having little nutritional value and processed as with chemical additives
Food, such as ham hocks and collard greens, traditionally eaten by southern African Americans.
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  1. Food, such as ham hocks and collard greens, traditionally eaten by southern African Americans.
  2. Items of food popular originally in the South, esp. among blacks, such as chitterlings, ham hocks, yams, corn bread, and collard greens
Nourishment for the mind
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  1. Nourishment for the mind
  2. Insipid intellectual nourishment:
  3. A substance that gives nourishment; food.
The thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects.
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  1. The thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects.
  2. (Old, Informal) A person who does menial or tedious work; drudge
  3. (Slang) Food
Something fit to be eaten; food:
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  1. Something fit to be eaten; food:
A program or plan consisting of a special or limited selection of food and drink and designed to promote health or a gain or loss of weight; specif., such a program or plan designed to promote weight loss
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  1. A program or plan consisting of a special or limited selection of food and drink and designed to promote health or a gain or loss of weight; specif., such a program or plan designed to promote weight loss
  2. The food and drink such a plan prescribes
  3. Something used, enjoyed, or provided regularly:
The usual kind of diet
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  1. The usual kind of diet
  2. Food available to be eaten
  3. Food and drink; diet:
Plural form of comestible
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  1. Plural form of comestible
  2. Anything that can be eaten; food
Plural form of ration
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A location, as a site for a meeting, an opportunity, setting, etc. thought of as being like a table on which issues may be placed for discussion or consideration
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  1. A location, as a site for a meeting, an opportunity, setting, etc. thought of as being like a table on which issues may be placed for discussion or consideration
  2. Any of various large, flat-topped pieces of furniture or equipment used for games, as a working surface, etc.
  3. The food and drink served at meals; fare:
The act or state of subsisting.
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  1. The act or state of subsisting.
  2. (Philos.) The status of something that exists in itself as an individual whole
  3. Means of support or livelihood; often, specif., the barest means in terms of food, clothing, and shelter needed to sustain life
A posted or printed list of the stocks sold and their prices, on a particular stock exchange
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  1. A posted or printed list of the stocks sold and their prices, on a particular stock exchange
  2. Food or meals considered as a whole:
  3. A table for meals, esp. when spread with food
Any food that is especially beneficial to health.
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  1. Any food that is especially beneficial to health.
  2. Food considered to be especially healthful; often, specif., such food when organically grown and free of chemical additives
(Informal) Any food eaten not only for its pleasing taste but also for a sense of contentment, nostalgia, etc. that it provides
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  1. (Informal) Any food eaten not only for its pleasing taste but also for a sense of contentment, nostalgia, etc. that it provides
  2. Food that is simply prepared and associated with a sense of home or contentment.
A place where the food supplies of a household are kept; pantry
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  1. A place where the food supplies of a household are kept; pantry
  2. A cool room in a domestic house where food is stored; a pantry
  3. A supply of food; provisions
(Archaic) plural form of vittle
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  1. (Archaic) plural form of vittle
  2. (Colloquial, plural only) Food; edible provisions.
Any of a breed of medium-sized dog, originally from China, with a thick, dark coat and a blue-black tongue
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  1. Any of a breed of medium-sized dog, originally from China, with a thick, dark coat and a blue-black tongue
  2. (Slang) Food or mealtime
Something that supports or sustains.
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  1. Something that supports or sustains.
  2. Means of support; necessity
  3. Anything that nourishes; food
Food in general, regarded as necessary for sustaining life:
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  1. Food in general, regarded as necessary for sustaining life:
  2. A staple food made from flour or meal mixed with other dry and liquid ingredients, usually combined with a leavening agent, and kneaded, shaped into loaves, and baked.
  3. Food generally
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  1. Food
  2. Something that can be eaten as food:
A program or plan consisting of a special or limited selection of food and drink and designed to promote health or a gain or loss of weight; specif., such a program or plan designed to promote weight loss
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  1. A program or plan consisting of a special or limited selection of food and drink and designed to promote health or a gain or loss of weight; specif., such a program or plan designed to promote weight loss
  2. The food and drink such a plan prescribes
  3. Something used, enjoyed, or provided regularly:
Something fit for food, esp. a vegetable
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  1. Something fit for food, esp. a vegetable
Food available to be eaten
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  1. Food available to be eaten
  2. Food and drink; diet:
  3. The usual kind of diet
A substance that can be used or prepared for use as food.
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  1. A substance that can be used or prepared for use as food.
The flesh of animals used as food, esp. the flesh of mammals or, often, of fowl
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  1. The flesh of animals used as food, esp. the flesh of mammals or, often, of fowl
  2. The essence, substance, or gist:
  3. Food; esp., solid food, as distinguished from drink
A nourishing or being nourished
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  1. A nourishing or being nourished
  2. The act of nourishing or the state of being nourished
  3. Something that nourishes; food; nutriment
The sum of environmental influences and conditions acting on an organism, especially in contrast to heredity.
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  1. The sum of environmental influences and conditions acting on an organism, especially in contrast to heredity.
  2. The act or process of raising or promoting the development of; training, educating, fostering, etc.
  3. Anything that nourishes; food; nutriment
Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
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  1. Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
  2. Anything that nourishes; food
  3. A source of nourishment; food.
The scientific study of food and nourishment, including food composition, dietary guidelines, and the roles that various nutrients have in maintaining health.
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  1. The scientific study of food and nourishment, including food composition, dietary guidelines, and the roles that various nutrients have in maintaining health.
  2. (Biology) The organic process by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance.
  3. The science or study of proper, balanced diet to promote health, esp. in human beings
Nourishment for the mind
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  1. Nourishment for the mind
  2. Insipid intellectual nourishment:
  3. Food or sustenance
Any oversimplified or bland writing, ideas, etc.
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  1. Any oversimplified or bland writing, ideas, etc.
  2. Material lacking real value or substance:
  3. Any soft or semiliquid food for babies or invalids
Dry food, such as hay, used as feed for livestock.
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  1. Dry food, such as hay, used as feed for livestock.
  2. (Informal) Provisions; food
A particular requirement in a law, rule, agreement, or document:
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  1. A particular requirement in a law, rule, agreement, or document:
  2. The act of making preparations for a possible or future event or situation:
  3. Necessary supplies, such as food and clothing, as for a journey.
Something that sustains something else; essential support:
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  1. Something that sustains something else; essential support:
  2. One's means of livelihood; maintenance; support
  3. Something, especially food, that sustains life or health:
(Informal, Dial.) Articles of food, esp. when prepared for use
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  1. (Informal, Dial.) Articles of food, esp. when prepared for use
  2. (Now Chiefly Dial.) Food or other provisions
Any of a breed of medium-sized dog, originally from China, with a thick, dark coat and a blue-black tongue
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  1. Any of a breed of medium-sized dog, originally from China, with a thick, dark coat and a blue-black tongue
  2. (Slang) Food or mealtime
(Slang) Food.
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  1. (Slang) Food.
  2. (Informal) Things to eat; food; meals
The thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects.
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  1. The thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects.
  2. (Old, Informal) A person who does menial or tedious work; drudge
  3. (Slang) Food
Something that supports or sustains.
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  1. Something that supports or sustains.
  2. Means of support; necessity
  3. Anything that nourishes; food
A similar food, as matzo, that is not leavened and so remains flat when baked
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  1. A similar food, as matzo, that is not leavened and so remains flat when baked
  2. A staple food made from flour or meal mixed with other dry and liquid ingredients, usually combined with a leavening agent, and kneaded, shaped into loaves, and baked.
  3. Means of support; livelihood:
The act of nourishing or the state of being nourished
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  1. The act of nourishing or the state of being nourished
  2. A nourishing or being nourished
  3. Something that nourishes; food; nutriment
Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
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  1. Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
  2. Anything that nourishes; food
  3. A source of nourishment; food.
Nourishment for the mind
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  1. Nourishment for the mind
  2. Insipid intellectual nourishment:
  3. A substance that gives nourishment; food.
Any oversimplified or bland writing, ideas, etc.
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  1. Any oversimplified or bland writing, ideas, etc.
  2. Material lacking real value or substance:
  3. Any soft or semiliquid food for babies or invalids
Something that sustains something else; essential support:
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  1. Something that sustains something else; essential support:
  2. Something, especially food, that sustains life or health:
  3. One's means of livelihood; maintenance; support

Synonym Study

  • 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
Find another word for food. In this page you can discover 104 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for food, like: sustenance, nourishment, cuisine, eats, menu, meals, aliment, cookery, victuals, nutriment and refreshment.