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. Michel Toulet:

    I've heard it said that we are creating carnivores, i'm sorry ; we have canine teeth for eating meat. Man is an omnivore.

  2. Courtney Allen:

    I think one of the important things is to identify in what stage of the process kids are injuring themselves, is it because they're pulling it down themselves from the microwave ? Is it because when they walk they're not coordinated enough and they spill ? Or is it actually when they're eating it that it's tipping ?

  3. Sydney McLaughlin:

    I ca n’t believe this is happening right now, my mind was on finishing the race and eating a cheeseburger.

  4. Lorrene Ritchie:

    Serve fruits and vegetables with every meal (e.g., add frozen corn or other vegetables to mixed dishes and serve a side vegetable), and as a snack, and, most importantly, (parents should) model eating plenty of fruits and vegetables themselves, children learn from watching what adults do!

  5. Hun Sen:

    Please dont take what I said to be analyzed outside the intention of eating Khmer noodles, as some people think that it is a step toward negotiations (with the CNRP), dont be confused.

Images & Illustrations of eating

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