Synonyms for eat up

Synonyms for (verb) eat up

Synonyms: consume, eat, eat up, deplete, run through, wipe out, use up, exhaust

Definition: use up (resources or materials)

Usage: this car consumes a lot of gas; We exhausted our savings; They run through 20 bottles of wine a week

Similar words: spend, expend, drop

Definition: pay out

Usage: spend money


Synonyms: eat up, finish, polish off

Definition: finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table

Usage: She polished off the remaining potatoes

Similar words: eat

Definition: take in solid food

Usage: She was eating a banana; What did you eat for dinner last night?


Synonyms: eat up, bury, immerse, swallow, swallow up

Definition: enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing

Usage: The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter

Similar words: close in, inclose, enclose, shut in

Definition: surround completely

Usage: Darkness enclosed him; They closed in the porch with a fence