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  Definition of Eat up
  1. use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
  2. finish eating all the food on one''s plate or on the table; "She polished off the remaining potatoes"
  3. enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
Similar Words: consume, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out, finish, polish off, immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury

 

Hyponyms: run out, drain, indulge, luxuriate, burn off, burn, burn up, spend, run down, exhaust, play out, sap, tire, tuck in, tuck away, put away

 

Grouped Verbs: take, occupy, use up

 

Derivational Morphology: exhaustion, depletion

 

Anagrams: taupe

 

 
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