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General words meaning to eat

eat

verb

to put food into your mouth and swallow it

swallow

verb

to make food or drink go from your mouth down through your throat and into your stomach

have

verb

to eat or drink something. This word is often used in polite offers and requests

consume

verb

to eat or drink something

taste

verb

to eat or drink something and to experience its flavor

touch

verb

to eat or drink a particular thing

try

verb

if you try a food or drink, you taste it in order to find out whether you like it

manage

verb

to succeed in eating or drinking something

take

verb

used in particular phrases meaning to eat or drink something, especially regularly

ingest

verb

to take food or drink into the body

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