Definitions for eat up
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word eat up
eat up, finish, polish off(verb)
finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table
"She polished off the remaining potatoes"
consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out(verb)
use up (resources or materials)
"this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up(verb)
enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
"The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
To consume completely.
To accept or believe entirely, immediately, and without questioning.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Just putting in the infrastructure for this would eat up a huge chunk of the road safety budget, yet it will not prevent a single crash.
(There) ended up being a pretty high tide that day ... (that) was starting to eat up several homes, i was watching people move their furniture and TVs and all of their belongings out the front of the house, while the back of the house just fell into the ocean.
Here is an artificial city which has been pumped up under forced draught, inflated like a balloon, stuffed with rural humanity like a goose with corn...endeavoring to eat up this too rapid avalanche of anthropoids, the sunshine metropolis heaves and strains, sweats and becomes pop-eyed, like a young boa constrictor trying to swallow a goat. It has never imparted an urban character to its incoming population for the simple reason that it has never had any character to impart. On the other hand, the place has the manners, culture and general outlook of a huge country village.
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