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"


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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