Eat up - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈiːt ʌp|
Brit.  |iːt ʌp|

verb

- finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table (syn: finish)
- use up (resources or materials) (syn: consume, deplete, eat, exhaust)
- enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing (syn: bury, immerse, swallow)

Examples

The boat was eating her way up towards the wind.

He was such a clever speaker that he always ate up the opposition.

Is something eating her up? She seems worried.

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