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Meaning & Definition of Bite in English

English

Bite

/baɪt/

noun

1. A wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person

    synonym:
  • bite

2. A small amount of solid food

  • A mouthful
  • "All they had left was a bit of bread"
    synonym:
  • morsel
  • ,
  • bit
  • ,
  • bite

3. A painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin

    synonym:
  • sting
  • ,
  • bite
  • ,
  • insect bite

4. A light informal meal

    synonym:
  • bite
  • ,
  • collation
  • ,
  • snack

5. (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait

  • "After fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
    synonym:
  • bite

6. Wit having a sharp and caustic quality

  • "He commented with typical pungency"
  • "The bite of satire"
    synonym:
  • pungency
  • ,
  • bite

7. A strong odor or taste property

  • "The pungency of mustard"
  • "The sulfurous bite of garlic"
  • "The sharpness of strange spices"
  • "The raciness of the wine"
    synonym:
  • pungency
  • ,
  • bite
  • ,
  • sharpness
  • ,
  • raciness

8. The act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws

    synonym:
  • bite
  • ,
  • chomp

9. A portion removed from the whole

  • "The government's weekly bite from my paycheck"
    synonym:
  • bite

verb

1. To grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws

  • "Gunny invariably tried to bite her"
    synonym:
  • bite
  • ,
  • seize with teeth

2. Cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort

  • "The sun burned his face"
    synonym:
  • bite
  • ,
  • sting
  • ,
  • burn

3. Penetrate or cut, as with a knife

  • "The fork bit into the surface"
    synonym:
  • bite

4. Deliver a sting to

  • "A bee stung my arm yesterday"
    synonym:
  • sting
  • ,
  • bite
  • ,
  • prick

Examples of using

It's not gonna bite you.
It's not gonna bite you.
I can't eat another bite.