American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Past participle of eat.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Past participle of eat.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. ingested through the mouth. Contrasted with
“In some languages the speaker thinks of himself and his completed action as inseparable, as a single idea, as the Latin _edi_ for I have eaten; in others he thinks of himself subconsciously as possessing the results of his action, as our _I have eaten_; and in others, as among the Irish peasantry, he separates himself and his action entirely, as _I am after eating_.”
“Two nights after that, he was dead, eaten from the inside out by a horde of tiny leeches.”
“Extremely sunburnt and sweaty and disgusting, considering all I've eaten is chips.”
“Other chemicals enter the food chain - eaten by fish and seafood harvested for human consumption, but also consumed by smaller sea creatures that are more distant links in the human food chain.”
“IMHO, the USA will be eaten from the inside out (big business mafia games).”
“Telling a stranger about all the crap we've eaten is embarrassing, and Adam taps into the demographic of people who use the internet buffer as a crutch for saying what they truly feel.”
“Despite her food bowl being empty, she's not lost weight, and she's eaten from the refilled bowl but not ravenously.”
“The Batata Vada Sambar is eaten from a bowl placed in a plate the way soup is served and eaten with two spoons to divide the vada into bites.”
“What is your opinion on the status of the ignorance of man considering he has eaten from the tree of knowledge of Good and Evil?”
“Hillary Rodham Clinton – rich, white lady that's eaten from a silver spoon since birth ... yeah I'm with you 100% there Bill!”
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