DICTIONARY


Definition of BITE

noun : BITE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person ;

  • 2. (

    ) a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread" ;

  • 5. (

    ) (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait; "after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite" ;

  • 6. (

    ) wit having a sharp and caustic quality; "he commented with typical pungency"; "the bite of satire" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard"; "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange spices"; "the raciness of the wine" ;

  • 8. (

    ) the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws ;

  • 9. (

    ) a portion removed from the whole; "the government's weekly bite from my paycheck" ;

verb : BITE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws; "Gunny invariably tried to bite her" ;

  • 3. (

    ) penetrate or cut, as with a knife; "The fork bit into the surface" ;


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