Definition of EATEN

verb : EATEN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?" ;

  • 2. (

    ) eat a meal; take a meal; "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; "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?" ;

  • 4. (

    ) worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way; "What's eating you?" ;

  • 6. (

    ) cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid; "The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink" ;


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