- 1. bite, wound, lesion
- usage: a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
- 2. morsel, bit, bite, taste, mouthful
- usage: a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread"
- 3. sting, bite, insect bite, injury, hurt, harm, trauma
- usage: a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
- 4. bite, collation, snack, meal, repast
- usage: a light informal meal
- 5. bite, success
- usage: (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait; "after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
- 6. pungency, bite, wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness
- usage: wit having a sharp and caustic quality; "he commented with typical pungency"; "the bite of satire"
- 7. pungency, bite, sharpness, raciness, spiciness, spice, spicery
- usage: 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"
- 8. bite, chomp, eating, feeding
- usage: the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
- 9. bite, subtraction, deduction
- usage: a portion removed from the whole; "the government's weekly bite from my paycheck"
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- 1. bite, seize with teeth, grip
- usage: to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws; "Gunny invariably tried to bite her"
- 2. bite, sting, burn, ache, smart, hurt
- usage: cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face"
- 3. bite, pierce
- usage: penetrate or cut, as with a knife; "The fork bit into the surface"
- 4. sting, bite, prick, pierce
- usage: deliver a sting to; "A bee stung my arm yesterday"
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