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food in WordNet English dictionary
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food in Webster's English dictionary
- Anything that instructs the intellect, excites the feelings, or molds habits of character; that which nourishes.
- What is fed upon; that which goes to support life by being received within, and assimilated by, the organism of an animal or a plant; nutriment; aliment; especially, what is eaten by animals for nourishment.
- To supply with food.
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food in English Wiktionary
- (noun) (uncountable) Any substance that is or can be consumed by living organisms, especially by eating, in order to sustain life.
- (noun) (uncountable/figuratively) Anything intended to supply energy or nourishment of an entity or idea.
- (noun) (countable) A foodstuff.
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'food' English examples of use
- A restaurant bill presumes the consumption of food
- Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country
- After the revolution , food distribution was decentralized
- All my money went for food and rent
- Anguillan sea food specialties
- Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves
- Chew your food and don't swallow it!
- Chill the food
More examples for 'food'
- Chinese food
- Don't bolt your food!
- Don't knock the food--it's free
- Food is airlifted into Bosnia
- Freeze the leftover food
- I buy food wholesale
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