1. (p. p.) of Eat.

2. (p. p.) of Eat.

3. (v. t.) To chew and swallow as food; to devour; -- said especially of food not liquid; as, to eat bread.

4. (v. t.) To corrode, as metal, by rust; to consume the flesh, as a cancer; to waste or wear away; to destroy gradually; to cause to disappear.

5. (v. i.) To take food; to feed; especially, to take solid, in distinction from liquid, food; to board.

6. (v. i.) To taste or relish; as, it eats like tender beef.

7. (v. i.) To make one's way slowly.

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