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food

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  1. 1 substances intended to be eaten a simple, little restaurant with excellent food Synonyms of food bread, chow, chuck [chiefly West], comestibles, eatables, eats, edibles, fare, foodstuffs, grub, meat, provender, provisions, table, tucker [chiefly Australian], viands, victuals, vittles Words Related to food commissary, rations, supplies; aliment, nutriment; diet, nourishment, nurture, sustenance; mess, pap; ensilage, feed, fodder, forage, silage, slop, swill; feast, meal, refreshments, regale, repast, spread; board; dish, plate, platter, serving; finger food, natural food Near Antonyms of food bane, poison, toxin, venom

  2. 2 something that maintains or stimulates the intellect a fascinating, highly readable book that will serve as brain food for those long winter evenings Synonyms of food aliment, sustenance, nourishment, pabulumWords Related to food refectionNear Antonyms of food candy, fluff, pablum, pap, trash


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