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eat

verb

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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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4 to disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts
  • it really eats me the way people go to national parks to enjoy nature—and then leave their litter behind

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The first known use of eat was before the 12th century

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“Eat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/eat. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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