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Food provided in a restaurant or household
Any substance that can be consumed by a human
Plural for a wound inflicted by a snake, insect, or spider
“An insect bite isn't an unreasonable wound to suffer, after the rough three weeks they've all gone through.”
Plural for a quick snack
“I'm going to get me a bite to eat and get back to work.”
Plural for a sharp or pungent flavour
“It's consistency and taste changed with the month, but the spicy bite and numbing effects were the same.”
Plural for a wound inflicted by an animal's or a person's teeth
“Only a fifth of recent cases had a story of an animal bite and in some of these the infection occurred abroad.”
Plural for an act of biting something in order to eat it
“It looks good from the outside, but a firm bite reveals a cold and gooey center.”
Plural for allotment
Corrode, eat away
“The acid bites around the particles, creating tooth, or a collection of little marks in the plate that hold ink.”
To be objectionable or unsatisfactory
“Man, that really bites that you have to work on the weekend.”
Grip or tear with teeth
“Llamas won't bite or kick.”
Take a chance
To smart or cause to smart
“The female mosquitoes become the bloodsuckers, and they use their long proboscis to bite other animals and feed on their blood.”
(of a tool, tyre, boot, etc.) To grip or take hold on a surface
“The chewed-up area of the frame at this point will not provide a good surface for the new strike plate screws to bite into.”
To take firm hold of or act effectively upon
“It's not clear that the war will bite deep enough to lead to petrol rationing, but this may be a factor in your thinking.”
Be persuaded to accept a deal or offer
“The fish stopped biting.”
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