1. Take in solid food (synset 201170802)
    "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"
  2. Eat a meal;
    Take a meal (synset 201168667)
    "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"
  3. Take in food;
    Used of animals only (synset 201182162)
    "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?"
  4. Worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way (synset 201770125)
    "What's eating you?"
  5. Use up (resources or materials) (synset 201159815)
    "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
  6. Cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid (synset 200275082)
    "The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink"

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