Synonyms & Antonyms of meat

1 animal and especially mammal tissue used as food
  • we need to go shopping; there's only enough meat in the freezer for one more dinner

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2 substances intended to be eaten
  • offered his guests meat and drink

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3 the central part or aspect of something under consideration
  • he dances all around it without ever addressing the meat of the issue

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

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“Meat.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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