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

3 senses of food

Sense 1
food, nutrient -- (any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue)
       => substance -- (a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man")

Sense 2
food, solid food -- (any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment; "food and drink")
       => solid -- (matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure)

Sense 3
food, food for thought, intellectual nourishment -- (anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking)
       => content, cognitive content, mental object -- (the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned)

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