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eating

adjective

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suitable for use as food
  • crab apples are not actually eating apples

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eating

verb
present participle of eat

Synonyms & Antonyms of eating (Entry 2 of 2)

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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The first known use of eating was in the 15th century

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“Eating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/eating. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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