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English definition of “eat”

eat

verb [I or T]     /iːt/ (ate, eaten)
A1 to put or take food into the mouth, chew it (= crush it with the teeth), and swallow it: Do you eat meat? When I've got a cold, I don't feel like eating. We usually eat (= have a meal) at about seven o'clock.EatingBiting, chewing and swallowing
(Definition of eat verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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