Definition of Food in English :

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Food meaning in English

Meaning of Food in English

Pronunciation of Food in English

Food pronunciation in English

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Food

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Noun

1. food, nutrient

any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue

2. food, solid food

any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment

Example Sentences:
'food and drink'

3. food, food for thought, intellectual nourishment

anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Food

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noun
1. 
any substance containing nutrients, such as carbohydrates, proteins, and fats, that can be ingested by a living organism and metabolized into energy and body tissue
▶ Related adjective: alimentary
2. 
nourishment in more or less solid form as opposed to liquid form
food and drink
3. 
anything that provides mental nourishment or stimulus
food for thought

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Food

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noun
1. 
any substance taken into and assimilated by a plant or animal to keep it alive and enable it to grow and repair tissue; nourishment; nutriment
2. 
solid substances of this sort
see also drink
3. 
a specified kind of food
4. 
anything that nourishes or stimulates; whatever helps something to keep active, grow, etc.
food for thought
adjective
5. 
of or relating to food
6. 
used as food

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Food

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n.
1. Material, especially carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, that an organism uses for energy, growth, and maintaining the processes of life. Plants, algae, and some bacteria make their own food through photosynthesis, while animals and most other organisms obtain food by consuming other organisms or organic matter.
2. A specified kind of nourishment: breakfast food; plant food.
3. Nourishment eaten in solid form: food and drink.
4. Something that nourishes or sustains in a way suggestive of physical nourishment: food for thought.

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