1 another way of saying eat away at.
1.1Use up (profits, resources, or time): sales were hard hit by high interest rates eating into disposable income
More example sentences
- Of course, charges and inflation are both eating into the profit.
- Lending will expand at a faster rate because the lower interest rates are eating into banks' revenues from government bonds.
- The fear was that higher interest rates will eat into corporate earnings, slash investment spending and lead to job losses.
Definition of eat into in:
- The US English dictionary