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Definition

[v] cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid; "The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink"
[v] use up, as of resources or materials; "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
[v] 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"
[v] take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"
[v] take in food; used of animals only; "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?"
[v] worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way; "What's eating you?"

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