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Chat vs. Eat

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Chatverb

To be engaged in informal conversation.

‘She chatted with her friend in the cafe.’; ‘I like to chat over a coffee with a friend.’;

Eatverb

To ingest; to be ingested.

Chatverb

To talk more than a few words.

‘I met my old friend in the street, so we chatted for a while.’;

Eatverb

(ambitransitive) To consume (something solid or semi-solid, usually food) by putting it into the mouth and swallowing it.

‘He’s eating an apple. / Don’t disturb me now; can't you see that I’m eating?’;

Chatverb

(transitive) To talk of; to discuss.

‘They chatted politics for a while.’;

Eatverb

(intransitive) To consume a meal.

‘What time do we eat this evening?’;

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Chatverb

To exchange text or voice messages in real time through a computer network, as if having a face-to-face conversation.

‘Do you want to chat online later?’;

Eatverb

To be eaten.

‘It's a soup that eats like a meal.’;

Chatnoun

(uncountable) Informal conversation.

Eatverb

To use up.

Chatnoun

A conversation to stop an argument or settle situations.

Eatverb

(transitive) To destroy, consume, or use up.

‘This project is eating up all the money.’;

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Chatnoun

The entirety of users in a chatroom or a single member thereof.

‘The Chat just made a joke about my skills.’;

Eatverb

To damage, destroy, or fail to eject a removable part or an inserted object.

‘The VHS recorder just ate the tape and won't spit it out.’; ‘John is late for the meeting because the photocopier ate his report.’;

Chatnoun

An exchange of text or voice messages in real time through a computer network, resembling a face-to-face conversation.

Eatverb

To consume money or (other instruents of value, such as a token) deposited or inserted by a user, while failing to either provide the intended product or service, or return the payment.

‘The video game in the corner just ate my quarter.’;

Chatnoun

Any of various small Old World passerine birds in the muscicapid tribe Saxicolini or subfamily Saxicolinae that feed on insects.

Eatverb

To cause (someone) to worry.

‘What’s eating you?’;

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Chatnoun

Any of several small Australian honeyeaters in the genus Epthianura.

Eatverb

To take the loss in a transaction.

Chatnoun

A small potato, such as is given to swine.

Eatverb

(ambitransitive) To corrode or erode.

‘The acid rain ate away the statue.’; ‘The strong acid eats through the metal.’;

Chatnoun

Mining waste from lead and zinc mines.

Eatverb

To perform oral sex.

Chatnoun

A louse small, parasitic insect.

Eatverb

To perform oral sex on someone.

‘Eat me!’;

Chatverb

To talk in a light and familiar manner; to converse without form or ceremony; to gossip.

‘To chat a while on their adventures.’;

Eatverb

To perform oral sex on a body part.

Chatverb

To talk of.

Eatnoun

(colloquial) Something to be eaten; a meal; a food item.

Chatnoun

Light, familiar talk; conversation; gossip.

‘Snuff, or fan, supply each pause of chat,With singing, laughing, ogling, and all that.’;

Eatverb

To chew and swallow as food; to devour; - said especially of food not liquid; as, to eat bread.

‘They . . . ate the sacrifices of the dead.’; ‘The lean . . . did eat up the first seven fat kine.’; ‘The lion had not eaten the carcass.’; ‘With stories told of many a feat,How fairy Mab the junkets eat.’; ‘The island princes overboldHave eat our substance.’; ‘His wretched estate is eaten up with mortgages.’;

Chatnoun

A bird of the genus Icteria, allied to the warblers, in America. The best known species are the yellow-breasted chat (Icteria viridis), and the long-tailed chat (Icteria longicauda). In Europe the name is given to several birds of the family Saxicolidæ, as the stonechat, and whinchat.

Eatverb

To corrode, as metal, by rust; to consume the flesh, as a cancer; to waste or wear away; to destroy gradually; to cause to disappear.

Chatnoun

A twig, cone, or little branch. See Chit.

Eatverb

To take food; to feed; especially, to take solid, in distinction from liquid, food; to board.

‘He did eat continually at the king's table.’;

Chatnoun

Small stones with ore.

Eatverb

To taste or relish; as, it eats like tender beef.

Chatnoun

an informal conversation

Eatverb

To make one's way slowly.

Chatnoun

birds having a chattering call

Eatverb

take in solid food;

‘She was eating a banana’; ‘What did you eat for dinner last night?’;

Chatnoun

songbirds having a chattering call

Eatverb

eat a meal; take a meal;

‘We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls’; ‘I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation’;

Chatverb

talk socially without exchanging too much information;

‘the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze’;

Eatverb

take in food; used of animals only;

‘This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat’; ‘What do whales eat?’;

Chatverb

talk in a friendly and informal way

‘she chatted to her mother on the phone every day’;

Eatverb

use up (resources or materials);

‘this car consumes a lot of gas’; ‘We exhausted our savings’; ‘They run through 20 bottles of wine a week’;

Chatverb

exchange messages online in real time with one or more simultaneous users of a computer network

‘I have chatted to a few women on the Net’;

Eatverb

worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way;

‘What's eating you?’;

Chatnoun

an informal conversation

‘he dropped in for a chat’; ‘that's enough chat for tonight’;

Eatverb

cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid;

‘The acid corroded the metal’; ‘The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink’;

Chatnoun

the online exchange of messages in real time with one or more simultaneous users of a computer network

‘online chat has been widely accepted by average Internet users’; ‘you can have four simultaneous chats online at once’;

Eatverb

put (food) into the mouth and chew and swallow it

‘eat up all your peas’; ‘he was eating a hot dog’; ‘she watched her son as he ate’;

Chatnoun

a small Old World songbird of the thrush family, with black, white, and brown coloration and a harsh call.

Eatverb

have (a meal)

‘we ate dinner in a noisy cafe’;

Chatnoun

any of a number of small songbirds with harsh calls.

Eatverb

have a meal in a restaurant

‘there were plenty of places to eat out in the city centre’;

Eatverb

have a meal at home rather than in a restaurant.

Eatverb

perform fellatio or cunnilingus on (someone).

Eatnoun

light food or snacks

‘these make great party eats’;

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