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ate

verb
past tense of eat

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2 to consume or wear away gradually
  • the pot's protective coating was eaten away by the acid

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3 to take a meal
  • where's the best place to eat in this town?

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“Ate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ate. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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