Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: bite
IPA transcription: [b'aɪt]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bite
    Meaning: a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  • Synonyms: morsel, bit, bite
    Meaning: a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bite, seize_with_teeth
    Meaning: to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws; "Gunny invariably tried to bite her"
  • Synonyms: bite, sting, burn
    Meaning: cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face"
  • Synonyms: bite
    Meaning: penetrate or cut, as with a knife; "The fork bit into the surface"
Usage examples
  • "It may bite!"
  • "It doesn't bite!
  • Not a single bite.
  • "Why did you bite poor Primrose?"
  • She had the bite and was satisfied.
  • "First, I'll bite you," said the bear.
  • "Will your dog bite, Mr. Pod?" called Mr. Green.
  • Why, you have to fight hard for every bite you get.
  • Agnes was furious now, and flew at her to bite her.
  • She won't bite?" he added, stepping cautiously with his bare feet.