Definition of eat

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • eat is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 3
  • eat is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 3
  • eat is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 3

Definition of eat


  • take in food; used of animals only (verb)

    Examples

    1. This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat
    2. What do whales eat?

    Synonyms

    1. feed
  • use up (resources or materials) (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. consume
    2. deplete
    3. eat up
    4. exhaust
    5. run through
    6. use up
    7. wipe out
  • worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way (verb)

    Examples

    1. What's eating you?

    Synonyms

    1. eat on
  • cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. corrode
    2. rust
  • eat a meal; take a meal (verb)

    Examples

    1. We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls
    2. I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation
  • take in solid food (verb)

    Examples

    1. She was eating a banana
    2. What did you eat for dinner last night?

See definition of eat in Merriam Webster

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