eaten eaten  /ˈi tən/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) take in solid food
  2. (v) eat a meal; take a meal
  3. (v) take in food; used of animals only
  4. (v) worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way
  5. (v) use up (resources or materials)
  6. (v) cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But in the five days leading up to Campbell's death, two other women had been partly eaten by alligators.
  2. Then it turned out the operative words were eaten at, for he'd eaten Big Macs at a catered party with congressional Republicans.
  3. Google is obsessive about food, offering its employees three free gourmet meals a day that can be eaten in a cafeteria adorned by artwork created by Google employees.

News

  1. Termites Eat Chinese Woman's $65,000 Savings

    A woman in China is regretting not putting her life savings into a bank account after $65,000 of it was eaten by termites. The woman received 400,000 yuan from her children six months ago, and put the money inside a plastic bag. She placed the bag in a wooden drawer, and only discovered the critters had eaten it in April. In an effort to get some of the money back, she took it to an Agricultural ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

  2. The Story of the 450-Pound Rapper Who Loved Waffle House Too Much

    Jelly Roll, a 28-year-old white rapper from Antioch, Tennessee, has eaten at Waffle House more times than he can possibly remember. Hundreds of visits, but more likely thousands, to an inestimable percentage of America’s 1,600 Southern franchises. He orders the same meal every time, his particular variation of an All-Star Breakfast: scrambled eggs with cheese and wheat toast; hash browns that ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Deadspin

  3. D1 softball: Romeo heads to Battle Creek as first-time semifinalist

    They've been to Battle Creek before. They've eaten at the restaurants, slept in a hotel and played at Bailey Park.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

Quotes

  1. "What started as a marginal gap between actual operating profits and the one reflected in the books of accounts continued to grow over the years," said Raju. "It was like riding a tiger, not knowing how to get off without being eaten."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Ramalinga Raju Source: Reuters India

  2. "It took a lot out of me," said Mickelson, who sipped on energy drinks throughout the round. "I haven't eaten much in three days. I fought hard. I've been playing some of my best golf, and I'm very excited to have finished it off."
    on Mar 15, 2009 By: Phil Mickelson Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "And I am happy to report that all players came back healthy and that no one was eaten by the lions," coach Joachim Loew joked.
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Joachim Loew Source: The Associated Press

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