eating

The word “eating” has 2 syllables: eat-ing.

It's pronounced as /ˈiːtɪŋ/.


What is synonym and antonym for eating?

In the thesaurus, “eating” has 16 synonyms and 23 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for eating along with examples of usage in sentences.


Synonyms for eating

  • annoying
  • bothering
  • bugging
  • chewing
  • consuming
  • consumption
  • devouring
  • dining
  • edible
  • eroding
  • feasting
  • feeding
  • getting
  • irritating
  • persecuting
  • snacking

Antonyms for eating

  • appeasing
  • conciliating
  • delighting
  • fasting
  • freshening
  • gratifying
  • inedible
  • nonedible
  • obliging
  • pacifying
  • placating
  • pleasing
  • propitiating
  • recreating
  • refreshing
  • regenerating
  • rejuvenating
  • renewing
  • restoring
  • revitalizing
  • reviving
  • satisfying
  • uneatable

Meanings of eating

  • verb
    1. To ingest; to be ingested.
    2. To use up.
    3. To cause (someone) to worry.
    4. To take the loss in a transaction.
    5. To be injured or killed by (something such as a firearm or its projectile), especially in the mouth.
    6. To corrode or erode.
    7. To perform oral sex (on a person or body part).
  • adjective
    1. Bred to be eaten.
    2. Suitable to be eaten without being cooked.
  • noun
    1. The act of ingesting food.
    2. Food; cooking, cuisine.
    3. The act of corroding or consuming some substance.

Example Sentences

  • I'm not a fan of eating spicy food, but some people love the heat.
  • Eating dinner together as a family is a cherished tradition in many households.
  • The doctor emphasized the importance of balanced nutrition for overall health while eating.
  • Eating mindfully can enhance your appreciation for the flavors and textures of food.
  • The athletes focused on proper fueling and eating well to optimize their performance.

On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to eating, such as: annoying, appeasing, bothering, bugging, chewing, conciliating, consuming.

Make sure to choose synonyms and antonyms that are appropriate for the context of the sentence.

Related Words

abusing

  • attacking
  • brutalizing
  • bullying
  • exploiting
  • hurting
  • injuring
  • insult
  • leveraging
  • manipulating
  • mistreating
  • misusing
  • oppressing
  • persecuting
  • scolding
  • slamming
  • torturing
  • using
  • violating

backing away

  • dropping back
  • falling back
  • giving way
  • losing ground
  • pulling out
  • retiring
  • retreating
  • withdrawing

bailing out

  • beating it
  • buggering off
  • bugging out
  • clearing off
  • clearing out
  • cutting out
  • departing
  • digging out
  • evacuating
  • exiting
  • getting
  • getting off
  • going
  • going off
  • moving
  • peeling off
  • pulling out
  • pulling up stakes
  • pushing off
  • pushing on
  • relieve
  • rescue
  • rescuing
  • running along
  • saving
  • starting
  • taking a walk
  • taking off
  • walking out

eatable

eating alive

  • beating
  • beating the pants off
  • blowing away
  • bombing
  • burying
  • dusting
  • flattening
  • mastering
  • overcoming
  • pasting
  • routing
  • running circles around
  • running rings around
  • smoking
  • snowing under
  • throwing
  • topping
  • trimming
  • upsetting
  • whipping
  • wiping the floor with
  • wiping the ground with

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