Synonyms for bite

Synonyms for (noun) bite

Synonyms: bite

Definition: a portion removed from the whole

Usage: the government's weekly bite from my paycheck

Similar words: deduction, subtraction

Definition: the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)

Usage: he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks


Synonyms: chomp, bite

Definition: the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws

Similar words: feeding, eating

Definition: the act of consuming food


Synonyms: sharpness, raciness, pungency, bite

Definition: a strong odor or taste property

Usage: the pungency of mustard; the sulfurous bite of garlic; the sharpness of strange spices; the raciness of the wine

Similar words: spice, spicery, spiciness

Definition: the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored


Synonyms: pungency, bite

Definition: wit having a sharp and caustic quality

Usage: he commented with typical pungency; the bite of satire

Similar words: wit, witticism, wittiness, humor, humour

Definition: a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter


Synonyms: bite

Definition: (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait

Usage: after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite

Similar words: success

Definition: an event that accomplishes its intended purpose

Usage: let's call heads a success and tails a failure; the election was a remarkable success for the Whigs


Synonyms: snack, collation, bite

Definition: a light informal meal

Similar words: repast, meal

Definition: the food served and eaten at one time


Synonyms: morsel, bit, bite

Definition: a small amount of solid food; a mouthful

Usage: all they had left was a bit of bread

Similar words: mouthful, taste

Definition: a small amount eaten or drunk

Usage: take a taste--you'll like it


Synonyms: bite

Definition: a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person

Similar words: wound, lesion

Definition: an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)


Synonyms: bite, sting, insect bite

Definition: a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin

Similar words: trauma, hurt, injury, harm

Definition: any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

Synonyms for (verb) bite

Synonyms: bite

Definition: penetrate or cut, as with a knife

Usage: The fork bit into the surface

Similar words: pierce

Definition: make a hole into

Usage: The needle pierced her flesh


Synonyms: bite, sting, prick

Definition: deliver a sting to

Usage: A bee stung my arm yesterday

Similar words: pierce

Definition: make a hole into

Usage: The needle pierced her flesh


Synonyms: bite, seize with teeth

Definition: to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws

Usage: Gunny invariably tried to bite her

Similar words: grip

Definition: hold fast or firmly

Usage: He gripped the steering wheel


Synonyms: sting, bite, burn

Definition: cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort

Usage: The sun burned his face

Similar words: hurt, ache, smart

Definition: be the source of pain