eat+away

  • 81eat — iːt v. consume food; destroy; wear away, corrode; consume …

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  • 82eat up — Consume, devour, make away with, destroy, use up, exhaust …

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  • 83eat — I. v. a. 1. Chew and swallow, ingest. 2. Corrode, erode, consume, wear away, gnaw into. II. v. n. 1. Feed, take food. 2. Act corrosively. 3. (Colloq.) Taste, relish …

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  • 84eat — verb 1) we ate a hearty breakfast Syn: consume, devour, swallow, partake of, munch, chomp; informal tuck into, put away 2) we ate at a local restaurant Syn: have a meal, feed, snack …

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  • 85eat — to corrode and remove the metal from the front fender has been eaten away by rust …

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  • 86eat someone’s lunch — tv. to best someone; to defeat, outwit, or win against someone. (In the way that a school bully takes away children’s lunches and eats them at recess.) □ The upstart ABC Computer Company is eating IBM’s lunch …

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  • 87wear away — Synonyms and related words: abate, ablate, abrade, abrase, absorb, abstract, assimilate, atomize, bark, bate, be all over, be consumed, be eaten away, be gone, be no more, become extinct, become void, bite, bleed white, blow over, break, break up …

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  • 88file away — Synonyms and related words: abate, abrade, abstract, bank, bate, bundle away, cache, coffer, curtail, decrease, deduct, deposit, depreciate, derogate, detract, diminish, disparage, drain, eat away, erode, extract, file, hutch, impair, lay away,… …

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  • 89take away — Synonyms and related words: abate, abrade, abridge, abstract, bate, belittle, bereave, bleed, carry away, carry off, cart away, curtail, cut off, decrease, deduct, delocalize, depreciate, deprive, deprive of, derogate, detract, diminish, discount …

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  • 90wash something away — ERODE, abrade, wear away, eat away, undermine. → wash * * * ˌwash sb/sthaˈway derived (of water) to remove or carry sb/sth away to another place • Part of the path had been washed away by the sea. • The rain had washed away the footprints …

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  • 91wash something away — Syn: erode, abrade, wear away, eat away, undermine …

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  • 92To eat humble pie — Eat Eat ([=e]t), v. t. [imp. {Ate} ([=a]t; 277), Obsolescent & Colloq. {Eat} ([e^]t); p. p. {Eaten} ([=e]t n), Obs. or Colloq. {Eat} ([e^]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Eating}.] [OE. eten, AS. etan; akin to OS. etan, OFries. eta, D. eten, OHG. ezzan, G.… …

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  • 93To eat of — Eat Eat ([=e]t), v. t. [imp. {Ate} ([=a]t; 277), Obsolescent & Colloq. {Eat} ([e^]t); p. p. {Eaten} ([=e]t n), Obs. or Colloq. {Eat} ([e^]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Eating}.] [OE. eten, AS. etan; akin to OS. etan, OFries. eta, D. eten, OHG. ezzan, G.… …

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  • 94To eat one's words — Eat Eat ([=e]t), v. t. [imp. {Ate} ([=a]t; 277), Obsolescent & Colloq. {Eat} ([e^]t); p. p. {Eaten} ([=e]t n), Obs. or Colloq. {Eat} ([e^]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Eating}.] [OE. eten, AS. etan; akin to OS. etan, OFries. eta, D. eten, OHG. ezzan, G.… …

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  • 95To eat out — Eat Eat ([=e]t), v. t. [imp. {Ate} ([=a]t; 277), Obsolescent & Colloq. {Eat} ([e^]t); p. p. {Eaten} ([=e]t n), Obs. or Colloq. {Eat} ([e^]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Eating}.] [OE. eten, AS. etan; akin to OS. etan, OFries. eta, D. eten, OHG. ezzan, G.… …

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  • 96To eat the wind out of a vessel — Eat Eat ([=e]t), v. t. [imp. {Ate} ([=a]t; 277), Obsolescent & Colloq. {Eat} ([e^]t); p. p. {Eaten} ([=e]t n), Obs. or Colloq. {Eat} ([e^]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Eating}.] [OE. eten, AS. etan; akin to OS. etan, OFries. eta, D. eten, OHG. ezzan, G.… …

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  • 97put away — eat or drink, pig out    Dennis has a good appetite. He put away ten pancakes! …

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  • 98an apple a day keeps the doctor away — eat one apple each day for good health    Mom gave me an apple, saying, An apple a day …

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  • 99put away — verb 1. place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape (Freq. 2) The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend She locked her jewels in the safe • Syn: ↑lock in, ↑lock away, ↑lock, ↑shut up, ↑ …

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  • 100fritter away — verb spend frivolously and unwisely Fritter away one s inheritance • Syn: ↑fritter, ↑frivol away, ↑dissipate, ↑shoot, ↑fool, ↑fool away • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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