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Correct spelling: food

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This graph shows how "food" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for food:

  1. Food is, in the popular sense, whatever one eats in contradistinction to what one drinks. Thus, we speak of food and drink, of wholesome, unwholesome, or indigestible food; but in a more scientific sense whatever, when taken into the digestive organs, serves to build up structure or supply waste may be termed food; the word is extended to plants to signify whatever taken in any way into the organism serves similar purposes; thus, we speak of liquid food, plant food, etc.; in this wider sense food is closely synonymous with nutriment, nourishment, and sustenance. Diet refers to the quantity and quality of food habitually taken, with reference to preservation of health. Victuals is a plain, homely word for whatever may be eaten; we speak of choice viands, cold victuals. Nourishment and sustenance apply to whatever can be introduced into the system as a means of sustaining life; we say of a convalescent, he is taking nourishment. Nutriment and nutrition have more of scientific reference to the vitalizing principles of various foods; thus, wheat is said to contain a great amount of nutriment. Regimen considers food as taken by strict rule, but applies more widely to the whole ordering of life. Fare is a general word for all table supplies, good or bad; as, sumptuous fare; wretched fare. Feed, fodder, and provender are used only of the food of the lower animals, feed denoting anything consumed, but more commonly grain, fodder denoting hay, cornstalks, or the like, sometimes called " long feed;" provender is dry feed, whether grain or hay, straw, etc. Forage denotes any kind of food suitable for horses and cattle, primarily as obtained by a military force in scouring the country, especially an enemy's country.
  2. A woman would have understood at once that I needed something more than clothes and food.
  3. It was useful in cooking their food, and by and by it was to prove valuable in still other ways, when they began to make things as well as to find things.

Quotes for food:

  1. My grandmother was the greatest cook in the world. She could just go in there, the whole kitchen would look like a tornado hit it and then she'd come out with the best food. Then she'd sit at the table and she wouldn't eat! - Edie Brickell
  2. Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties. - W. L. George
  3. As a consequence while we had a roof over our heads, food on the table, and clothes to wear to school we were constantly conscious of being of modest means. - Robert B. Laughlin
  4. I don't have a dime left. I am dependent on my friends for food and a small old -age pension. - Bela Lugosi
  5. I think Australian food is probably some of the best in the world. - Karrie Webb

Idioms for food:

  1. give sb food for thought
  2. be off your food
  3. starve for sm food
  4. food for thought
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