Food synonyms and antonyms

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A characteristic style of preparing food, often associated with a place of origin
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(Slang) Food.
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(Figuratively) Nourishment, sustenance.
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A printed list of dishes offered in a restaurant.
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The food served and eaten in one sitting.
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Something, such as food or drink, that refreshes.
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Anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
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Of or relating to gastronomy.
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The act of nourishing or the state of being nourished
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Plural form of meal
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(US) A style of food originating in the rural southern US, traditionally associated with African Americans. [from 20th c.]
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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.
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(Philos.) The status of something that exists in itself as an individual whole
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(Slang) A body of water; the sea:
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The short, fat, wormlike larva of certain insects, esp. of a beetle
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A place where the food supplies of a household are kept; pantry
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A very choice or delicious dish.
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The definition of ingest is to consume or absorb food or information.
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(Plural only) Delicacies; exotic or expensive foods.
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Mental or spiritual refreshment.
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(Cooking) To ornament, as a dish, with something laid about it; as, a dish garnished with parsley.
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An edible material that provides sustenance.
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Plural form of eatable
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The definition of a chow is a breed of Chinese dog, a chow chow, with a thick coat and a black tongue.
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Eating many types of food.
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A central section of (usually an older) town, designated as a shared area, a common.
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A wooden board or platter on which to carve or serve meat
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Plural form of edible
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(By extension) The result of that process, a meal.
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Food prepared in this way
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Alternative spelling of gourmandise.
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That which sustains the mind or spirit
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(Chiefly in the plural) Anything that can be eaten; food. [From 19th c.]
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Money, favors, etc. received because of association with public office
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(Ropemaking) A given size of rope, common grist being a rope three inches in circumference, with twenty yarns in each of the three strands.
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(Informal) A meal
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A similar dish made with meat.
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A plant raised for some edible part of it, such as the leaves, roots, fruit or flowers, but excluding any plant considered to be a fruit, grain, or spice in the culinary sense.
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Certain foods that people associate with their formative years, or with “home”; frequently simple home-cooked style food, and often the staple of diners and other informal restaurants.
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The definition of an entree is a meal's main course or the act of entering someplace.
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A bird, such as a duck, goose, turkey, or pheasant, that is used as food or hunted as game.
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(Archaic) nutritious
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Any of various similar substances exuded by certain plants and insects
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The action of ingesting, or consuming something orally, whether it be food, drink, medicine, or other substance. It is usually referred to as the first step of digestion.
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Food in general, regarded as necessary for sustaining life:
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Anything edible.
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Plural form of victual
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The sounding board of a harp.
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(Chiefly Brit.) The art, practice, or work of cooking
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A meal, esp. a light meal or snack
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Food available to be eaten
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anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking
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Relating to aliment
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Providing nourishment; nourishing.
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The food and drink such a plan prescribes
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A source of nourishment, such as food, that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue.
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any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
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The definition of omnivorous is feeding on both plants and meat or taking anything available.
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Things ingested
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(Informal, Dial.) Articles of food, esp. when prepared for use
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Nutrition is nourishment or energy that is obtained from food consumed or the process of consuming the proper amount of nourishment and energy.
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Fast food is defined as cuisine prepared by restaurants that cater more towards speed and low prices than quality or nutritional value.
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A snack or light meal.
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A liquid to consume, usually excluding water; a drink. This may include tea, coffee, liquor, beer, milk, juice, or soft drinks.
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Plural form of store
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A food believed to be highly beneficial to health, especially a food grown organically and free of chemical additives.
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The definition of a fruit is the mature ovary of a flowering plant that is edible and usually eaten raw.
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Any of various potable liquids resembling milk, such as coconut milk or soymilk.
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A light form of prepared cocoa, or the drink made from it.
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An instance of material which may be used as food.
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Food served at a table; esp., meals provided regularly for pay
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(Archaic) plural form of vittle
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The flesh of such animals used as food.
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A substance, such as an extract or spice, that imparts flavor.
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A small portion of a tasty food served as an appetizer before a meal or as at a cocktail party
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A liquid or soft mixture served with food to add flavor or enhance its general appeal
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Furnishing support or sustenance
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Eating all kinds of food.
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(Ecology) Relating to or involving the feeding habits or relationships of different organisms in a food chain or food web.
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A dessert containing primarily oranges and flaked coconut.
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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.
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A small bite or portion of food
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The environmental influences that contribute to the development of an individual; see also nature.
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(Intransitive) To prepare (unspecified) food for eating by heating it, often by combining it with other ingredients.
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Something edible; a comestible.
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Material that feeds a fire.
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A consumable, often inferior item or resource that is in demand and usually abundant supply:
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A finely chopped or ground food mixed with mayonnaise, seasonings, etc. and served as on lettuce or in a sandwich
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Plural form of foodstuff
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A flat rounded mass of hashed or chopped food that is baked or fried; a patty.
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A usually sweet course, as of pie, cake, or ice cream, served at the end of a meal
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The egg of a domestic fowl; specif., the liquid contents of a hen's egg, as used in cooking
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Plural form of comestible
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Plural form of viand
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Plural form of ration
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A rich sweet confection made with sugar and often flavored or combined with fruits or nuts.
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A preserve made from whole fruit boiled to a pulp with sugar.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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(Chiefly Brit.) Any dessert
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Primordial soup.
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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
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A mixture likened to this dish.
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Relating to the practice of cookery or the activity of cooking.
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Lightness of spirits or mood; gaiety or joy:
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Plural form of refreshment
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Any regulation or remedy which is intended to produce beneficial effects by gradual operation.
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The aggregate of the functions by which a living organism is maintained in a normal condition of weight and growth.
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A mixture of solid and liquid food scraps fed to pigs etc; especially kitchen waste for this purpose
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Necessary supplies, such as food and clothing, as for a journey.
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Something that sustains something else; essential support:
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Food or a meal served to such a group:
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(Uncountable) A dairy product made from curdled or cultured milk.
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Food with little or no nutritional value.
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Plural form of provision
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A vegetable fat having a nearly solid consistency at ordinary temperatures.
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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 134 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for food, like: cuisine, eats, aliment, menu, meal, refreshment, nutriment, gastronomic, nourishment, meals and soul-food.