Translation of "eat" - English-Russian dictionary

eat

verb uk us /iːt/ (past tense ate, past participle eaten)
SWALLOW [ I, T ]

A1 to put food into your mouth and then swallow it

есть, питаться
Who ate all the cake?
I haven't eaten since breakfast.
Let's have something to eat (= some food).
MEAL [ I ]

A1 to eat a meal

есть
We usually eat in the kitchen.
→ See also have your cake and eat it

(Translation of “eat” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)