What does eating mean?

Definitions for eating
ˈi tɪŋeat·ing

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

How to pronounce eating?

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How to say eating in sign language?

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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

Examples of eating in a Sentence

  1. Zhou Weibiao:

    You are eating the same amount of starch and wheat flour, so the nutritional value is the same. The key idea here is slowing down the energy release, so you use those calories over a longer period of time.

  2. Warren Buffett:

    If somebody told me that I live a year longer by eating nothing but broccoli and asparagus from now on ... every day will seem like as long. I'll stick with the Cheetos and the Coke.

  3. Donald Schaffner:

    I get it, but heres the thing, its probably not on food. And even if it is on food, its not going to make you sick from eating that food.

  4. Hindustani Proverb:

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

  5. Toby Daly-Engel:

    If the sharks disappear, the little fish explode in population, because nothings eating them, pretty soon, their food plankton, microorganisms, little shrimps all of that is gone, so all the little fish ultimately starve.

Images & Illustrations of eating

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