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bite

Synonyms of bite in English:

verb

  • 1 the dog bit his arm
    sink one's teeth into, chew, munch, crunch, chomp, tear at, snap at
  • 2 the acid bites into the copper
    corrode, eat into, eat away at, burn (into), etch, dissolve
  • 3 a hundred or so retailers should bite
    accept, agree, respond;
    be lured, be enticed, be tempted;
    take the bait
  • noun

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  • 1 he took a bite of his sandwich
    munch, chew, nibble, nip, snap
  • 2 he ate it in two bites
    mouthful, piece, bit, morsel
  • 3 let's go out for a bite
    a snack, a light meal, a quick meal;
    refreshments
    informal a little something
  • 4 we came back from the picnic covered in insect bites
    sting
  • 5 the appetizer had a fiery bite
    piquancy, pungency, spiciness, strong flavor, tang, zest, sharpness, tartness
    informal kick, punch, edge, zing
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