What does Eating mean?

Definitions for Eating
ˈi tɪŋEat·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eating, feedingnoun

    the act of consuming food


  1. eatingnoun

    the act of consuming food

  2. eatingnoun

    food, comestibles

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

  3. eatingadjective

    Suitable to be eaten without being cooked

    Wait! That's not an eating apple.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eating

    of Eat

  2. Eatingnoun

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

  3. Eatingnoun

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


  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.

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    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

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  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

Examples of Eating in a Sentence

  1. Joe Moore:

    Appetizers are the little things you keep eating until you lose your appetite.

  2. Laura McDonald:

    It is definitely a possibility that food responsiveness might impact sleep behavior, for example, it could be that children who are more food responsive are also more difficult to settle at night (when adults or older children might be eating).

  3. Sarah Wayne:

    I think there's a much more diverse culture in this country now. People are much more adventurous in their eating, they travel much more so they experience food right around the world and want to replicate it when they come home.

  4. Sandra Arevalo:

    We have been conducting our program as an after school program that meets twice per week for two hours, during these two hours we talk about eating healthy, practice basic cooking skills, exercise and teach children useful tips to maintain good health.

  5. Jeff Katula:

    If you’re trying to change your behavior and lose weight by eating less and moving more, you will be more likely to achieve that if you are getting the proper amount of sleep.

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    either of two different animal or plant species living in close association but not interdependent
    • A. commensal
    • B. bibulous
    • C. tenebrous
    • D. flabby

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