What does eating mean?

Definitions for eatingˈi tɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word eating.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eating, feeding(noun)

    the act of consuming food

Wiktionary

  1. eating(Noun)

    the act of consuming food

  2. eating(Noun)

    food, comestibles

    I remember when we visited Aunt Martha's house, we had some really good eating!

  3. eating(Adjective)

    Suitable to be eaten without being cooked

    Wait! That's not an eating apple.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eating

    of Eat

  2. Eating(noun)

    the act of tasking food; the act of consuming or corroding

  3. Eating(noun)

    something fit to be eaten; food; as, a peach is good eating

Freebase

  1. Eating

    Eating is the ingestion of food to provide for all organisms their nutritional or medicinal needs, particularly for energy and growth. Animals and other heterotrophs must eat in order to survive: carnivores eat other animals, herbivores eat plants, omnivores consume a mixture of both plant and animal matter, and detritivores eat detritus. Fungi digest organic matter outside of their bodies as opposed to animals that digest their food inside their bodies. For humans, eating is an activity of daily living.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Eating

    The consumption of edible substances.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'eating' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3568

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'eating' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1599

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'eating' in Nouns Frequency: #2596

Anagrams for eating »

  1. tagine, teaing

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eating in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Denis Leary, No Cure for Cancer:

    Not eating meat is a decision, eating meat is an instinct.

  2. Hindustani Proverb:

    Eating while seated makes one of large size eating while standing makes one strong.

  3. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Life is eating us up. We shall be fables presently. Keep cool it will be all one a hundred years hence.

  4. Sbastien-Roch Nicolas de Chamfort:

    Most of those who make collections of verse or epigram are like men eating cherries or oysters they choose out the best at first, and end by eating all.

  5. George McGovern:

    The Establishment center ... has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history. That war is a moral and political disaster -- a terrible cancer eating away at the soul of our nation.

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Translations for eating

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • jídlo, jezeníCzech
  • ruoka, syöminen, ruokailuFinnish
  • mangiareItalian
  • ла́пачка, ја́дењеMacedonian
  • [[приём]] [[пища, еда́, пи́ща, [[приня́тие]] [[пищаRussian

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