Synonyms of ravening


1. raven, seize

usage: obtain or seize by violence

2. raven, prey, predate, forage

usage: prey on or hunt for; "These mammals predate certain eggs"

3. devour, guttle, raven, pig, eat

usage: eat greedily; "he devoured three sandwiches"

4. raven, feed, eat

usage: feed greedily; "The lions ravened the bodies"


1. predatory, rapacious, raptorial, ravening, vulturine, vulturous, aggressive (vs. unaggressive)

usage: living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey; "a predatory bird"; "the rapacious wolf"; "raptorial birds"; "ravening wolves"; "a vulturine taste for offal"

2. rapacious, ravening, voracious, acquisitive (vs. unacquisitive)

usage: excessively greedy and grasping; "a rapacious divorcee on the prowl"; "ravening creditors"; "paying taxes to voracious governments"

3. edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfish, gluttonous (vs. abstemious)

usage: devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"

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Definition and meaning of ravening (Dictionary)