Adjective "eat" definition and examples

(Eat may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/iːt/

Definitions and examples

verb

Put (food) into the mouth and chew and swallow it.
  1. 'eat up all your peas'
  2. 'When eating solid food, patients may have difficulty chewing and initiating swallows.'
  3. 'Finally I finish eating my Chinese food and stood up from the table.'
  4. 'Now, it is considered more refined to eat with a spoon and fork.'
  5. 'Mary smiled at him before eating her cereal, chewing happily.'
  6. 'In nature we see animals eating their prey alive.'
  7. 'Remember, in the wild, dogs eat fresh meat they have killed themselves.'
  8. 'Other people watched the dancing, talked, bought stuff and ate food.'
  9. 'At all times, foods must be eaten slowly, chewed thoroughly or puréed, and consumed in small portions.'
  10. 'In Africa, the fruits are eaten raw, or cooked in a soup, or fried in oil.'
  11. 'He also talks about how his wife was accused of shoplifting in a major supermarket when her young son was spotted eating a grape from the trolley before the bag had been weighed.'
  12. 'we ate dinner in a noisy cafe'
  13. 'Vince usually didn't eat lunch or dinner at the same time that she did, which didn't really bother her.'
  14. 'There's lots more to choose from if you can't make it by on a Saturday, or you want to eat lunch or dinner.'
  15. 'But when it's snowing outside and you're eating the last meal of the year, a treat like this is deserved.'
  16. 'Furthermore, employees made use of the courtyard for their lunch breaks, eating their meals and enjoying the view of a fountain.'
  17. 'We ate breakfast lunch and dinner with our many relatives, all of whom were delighted to see my mother.'
  18. 'By eating a meal with them, Jesus associated himself with them.'
  19. 'We would find little use for most of this as we mainly ate breakfast and evening meals at restaurants and the guiding service supplied packed lunches every midday.'
  20. 'There's a special security team that has been coordinated that will watch his every move, even when he eats his last meal.'
  21. 'I shrugged nonchalantly and our breakfast was eaten in silence.'
  22. 'There were several questions and quick answers, but most of the meal was eaten in silence.'
  23. 'Those of us who eat out enjoy marvelous restaurants.'
  24. 'In the kitchen, Kathy began cooking meals instead of eating out so she could keep an eye on calories, fat grams and portion sizes.'
  25. 'When you do eat out, choose a restaurant that offers a healthy menu and head off hunger pangs with a small snack (like a few nuts or a piece of fruit) before you arrive.'
  26. '‘We ate out at restaurants or I cooked huge, high-fat meals every night,’ she recalls.'
  27. 'Today was mundane at work; however I ended up eating out for two meals out of three.'
  28. 'Getting paid to eat out at expensive restaurants is a tough job but someone has to do it.'
  29. 'They want to take in some live music in local pubs and eat out in local restaurants.'
  30. 'Waterhouse explains that since we eat out so often, restaurant meals are no longer the special treat they once were.'
  31. 'If eating out in a restaurant have a low calorie starter or dessert.'
  32. 'Most of us buy more low fat foods and since many of us still want to eat out, restaurants are increasing their ‘healthy’ selections.'
  33. 'We can do what ordinary Venetians do: eat in or out, invite friends, and not feel forced to sit on cafe terraces to fill in time between meals.'
  34. 'The accommodation is self-catering, so eating in is the way forward.'

noun

Light food or snacks.
  1. 'All this variety is organized into chapters like late-night eats, takeouts, breakfast joints and an array of ethnic sections.'
  2. 'Some members of the corps could be at the venue for anything up to four hours, and with no other outlet for eats or drinks at that level.'
  3. 'Yes, that's right, the tables are turned in Germany and the person who is one year older is required to put up eats and drinks for her or his workmates.'
  4. 'An added attraction is a food court offering quick eats representing the best of the East and the West.'
  5. 'So making healthy eats more easily available is also important.'
  6. 'He introduced me to the streets around the hotel and importantly the cheap eats.'
  7. 'Tracy and Lu are the perfect traveling companions… not only do they know where the best eats in town are; they are up at the crack of dawn, ready to explore the city with gusto.'

Tanzania (international vehicle registration).

    More definitions

    1. to take into the mouth and swallow for nourishment; chew and swallow (food).

    2. to consume by or as if by devouring gradually; wear away; corrode: The patient was eaten by disease and pain.

    3. to make (a hole, passage, etc.), as by gnawing or corrosion.

    4. to ravage or devastate: a forest e

    More examples(as adjective)

    "steamers can be eat on plates."

    "people can be eat since nights."

    "people can be eat at passengers."

    "hungers can be eat with headaches."

    "hungers can be eat during chills."

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    Origin

    From East Africa Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika).

    Phrase

    eat something away (or eat away at)
    eat into
    eat someone up
    eat something up