Definitions of food

  1. To supply with food. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. What is fed upon; that which goes to support life by being received within, and assimilated by, the organism of an animal or a plant; nutriment; aliment; especially, what is eaten by animals for nourishment. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Anything that instructs the intellect, excites the feelings, or molds habits of character; that which nourishes. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Nutriment; material for eating; that which nourishes or keeps active; as, food for thought. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. What one feeds on; that which being digested nourishes the body; whatever promotes growth. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Nourishment; sustenance. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Nourishment; nutriment; aliment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Whatever is eaten by animals or absorbed by plants as nutriment; something that sustains, nourishes, and augments. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Whatever is eaten by animals for nourishment; victuals. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for food

  1. Here they were kept for three days, and they had no light nor food nor a drop to drink all that time, and no one to ask them how they did. – The Pilgrim's Progress in Words of One Syllable by Mary Godolphin
  2. There was still no sign of food – The Sky Is Falling by Lester del Rey