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

3 senses of victuals

Sense 1
commissariat, provisions, provender, viands, victuals -- (a stock or supply of foods)
       => food, nutrient -- (any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue)

Sense 2
nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals -- (a source of materials to nourish the body)
       => food, nutrient -- (any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue)

Sense 3
comestible, edible, eatable, pabulum, victual, victuals -- (any substance that can be used as food)
       => food, nutrient -- (any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue)

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

1 sense of victual

Sense 1
comestible, edible, eatable, pabulum, victual, victuals -- (any substance that can be used as food)
       => food, nutrient -- (any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue)

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

3 senses of victual

Sense 1
victual -- (supply with food; "The population was victualed during the war")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 2
victual -- (lay in provisions; "The vessel victualled before the long voyage")
       => store, hive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash away -- (keep or lay aside for future use; "store grain for the winter"; "The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat")

Sense 3
victual -- (take in nourishment)
       => eat -- (eat a meal; take a meal; "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation")

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