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Synonyms of eat in English:


  • 1 we ate a hearty breakfast
    gobble (up/down), bolt (down), wolf (down);
    swallow, chew, munch, chomp
    informal guzzle, nosh, put away, chow down on, tuck into, demolish, dispose of, polish off, pig out on, scarf (down)
  • 2 we ate at a local restaurant
    have a meal, consume food, feed, snack;
    breakfast, lunch, dine;
    feast, banquet
    informal graze, nosh
    dated sup
  • 3 acidic water can eat away at pipes
    erode, corrode, wear away/down/through, burn through, consume, dissolve, disintegrate, crumble, decay;
    damage, destroy
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