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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To eat up greedily. See Synonyms at eat.
  • v. To destroy, consume, or waste: Flames devoured the structure in minutes.
  • v. To take in eagerly: devour a novel.
  • v. To prey upon voraciously: was devoured by jealousy.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To eat quickly, greedily, hungrily, or ravenously.
  • v. To rapidly destroy, engulf, or lay waste.
  • v. To take in avidly with the intellect.
  • v. To absorb or engross the mind fully, especially in a destructive manner.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To eat up with greediness; to consume ravenously; to feast upon like a wild beast or a glutton; to prey upon.
  • v. To seize upon and destroy or appropriate greedily, selfishly, or wantonly; to consume; to swallow up; to use up; to waste; to annihilate.
  • v. To enjoy with avidity; to appropriate or take in eagerly by the senses.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To eat up entirely; eat ravenously; consume as food.
  • To consume destructively, recklessly, or wantonly; make away with; destroy; waste.
  • To swallow up, literally or figuratively; draw into conjunction or possession; absorb; engorge; take in: as, to devour a book; the usurers have devoured his estate.
  • To gaze at absorbingly; look upon with avidity; view with delight.
  • To give delight to; charm; enchant.
  • Synonyms Consume, etc. See eat.
  • To consume.
  • n. See dever.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. eat greedily
  • v. destroy completely
  • v. enjoy avidly
  • v. eat immoderately
  • Verb Form
    devoured    devouring    devours   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    eat    destroy    ruin    savour    savor    relish    enjoy    bask   
    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    destroy    annihilate    waste    consume    gobble    gorge   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Auer    Bower    Gower    Power    bower    cower    dauer    dour    empower    flour   
    Same Context
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