Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun chew

2 senses of chew

Sense 1
chew, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wad -- (a wad of something chewable as tobacco)
       => morsel, bit, bite -- (a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread")

Sense 2
chew, chewing, mastication, manduction -- (biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow)
       => change of state -- (the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb chew

1 sense of chew

Sense 1
chew, masticate, manducate, jaw -- (chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth; "He jawed his bubble gum"; "Chew your food and don't swallow it!"; "The cows were masticating the grass")
       => grate, grind -- (make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together; "grate one's teeth in anger")

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