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Definition 1: chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth - [verb of consumption]

Samples where manducate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He jawed his bubble gum
  • Chew your food and don't swallow it!
  • The cows were masticating the grass

Synonyms for manducate in the sense of this definition

(manducate is a kind of ...) make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together

"grate one's teeth in anger"

(... is a kind of manducate ) chew noisily

"The boy chomped his sandwich"

(... is a kind of manducate ) chafe at the bit, like horses

(... is a kind of manducate ) grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty

"the old man had no teeth left and mumbled his food"

(... is a kind of manducate ) chew without swallowing

"chaw tobacco"

(... is a kind of manducate ) chew noisily

"The children crunched the celery sticks"

(... is a kind of manducate ) bite or chew on with the teeth

"gnaw an old cracker"

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