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

3 senses of eat up

Sense 1
eat up, finish, polish off -- (finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table; "She polished off the remaining potatoes")
       => eat -- (take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?")

Sense 2
consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out -- (use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week")
       => spend, expend, drop -- (pay out; "spend money")

Sense 3
immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up -- (enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter")
       => enclose, close in, inclose, shut in -- (surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence")

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