Synonyms and Antonyms of eat (up)
to receive or accept gladly or readily
- Predictably, moviegoers ate up the sequel to last summer's blockbuster.
adopt, espouse, take up
enjoy, like, prefer
cherry-pick, choose, cull, decide (on), elect, handpick, name, opt (for), pick, select, single (out), take
to destroy all trace of
- The surf created by a powerful hurricane could really eat up what's left of the island's eastern beach.
deplete, drain, exhaust, expend, spend, use up
annihilate, decimate, demolish, desolate, devastate, do in, pulverize, raze, ruin, shatter, smash, tear down, waste, wreck
annihilate, blot out, eradicate, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, obliterate, remove, rub out, stamp (out), wipe out