Another word for food
nourishment, sustenance, victuals, diet, fare, foodstuffs, nutriment, refreshment, edibles, comestibles, viands, provisions, stores, rations, ration, cuisine, cooking, menu, meat and drink, meat, bread, table, subsistence, mess, board, meals, aliment, cookery, haute cuisine, fast food, junk food, health food, soul food, comfort food, larder, pabulum, grub*, vittles*, eats*, chow*; see also feed, meal 2. For food in the menu, see alsobread, butter, cake 2, candy, cheese, delicatessen 1, dessert, drink 2, 3, egg, entree 2, fish, flavoring, fowl, fruit 1, hors d'oeuvre, jam 1, jelly, milk, meat, nut 1, oil, pastry, pudding, salad, sauce 1, 2, soup, spice, stew, vegetable.
Food as diet includes: cellulose, carbohydrates, fats, fibers, iron, minerals, oils, protein, proteids, salts, starches, sugars, vitamins.
food is the general term for all matter that is taken into the body for nourishment; 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; victuals is now largely a dialectal or colloquial word for human fare or diet; ?provisions refers to a stock of food assembled in advance provisions for the hike; 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?
Another word for foodnoun
Something fit to be eaten:aliment, bread, comestible, diet, edible, esculent, fare, foodstuff, meat, nourishment, nurture, nutriment, nutrition, pabulum, pap, provender, provision (used in plural), sustenance, victual. (Slang) chow, eats, grub. See ingestion
That which sustains the mind or spirit:aliment, bread, nourishment, nutriment, pabulum, pap, sustenance. See care for, ingestion