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Did you mean: to eat ?

chī to eat / to consume / to eat at (a cafeteria etc) / to eradicate / to destroy / to absorb / to suffer / to stammer (Taiwan pr. for this sense is [ji2])
yòng to use / to employ / to have to / to eat or drink / expense or outlay / usefulness / hence / therefore
bǎo to eat till full / satisfied
xiāng fragrant / sweet smelling / aromatic / savory or appetizing / (to eat) with relish / (of sleep) sound / perfume or spice / joss or incense stick / CL:根[gen1]
cān meal / to eat / classifier for meals
shí to eat / food / animal feed / eclipse
吃饭 chī fàn to have a meal / to eat / to make a living
用餐 yòng cān to eat a meal
吃掉 chī diào to eat up / to consume
吃喝 chī to eat and drink / food and drink
shí to nibble away at sth / to eat into / to erode
偷吃 tōu chī to eat on the sly / to pilfer food / to be unfaithful
to eat / (extended meaning) to endure / putrid smell / vegetables / roots (inextricably attached to the plant)
打底 to lay a foundation (also fig.) / to make a first sketch / to eat sth before drinking / to apply an undercoat
狗粮 gǒu liáng dog food / (Internet slang) public display of affection (term used by singles 單身狗|单身狗[dan1 shen1 gou3] forced to "eat" it)
吃饱 chī bǎo to eat one's fill
进食 jìn shí to take a meal / to eat
吃喝玩乐 chī wán to eat, drink and be merry (idiom) / to abandon oneself to a life of pleasure
暴饮暴食 bào yǐn bào shí to eat and drink unreasonably
张口 zhāng kǒu to open one's mouth (to eat, speak etc) / to gape / to start talking (esp. to make a request)
白吃 bái chī to eat without paying / to eat for free
饱餐 bǎo cān to eat and eat / to stuff oneself
食道 shí dào esophagus / the proper way to eat / food transportation route
食补 shí tonic food (food considered to be particularly healthful) / to eat such foods
dàn to eat / to taste / to entice (using bait)
细嚼慢咽 jiáo màn yàn to eat slowly (idiom)
chuài (literary) to gnaw / to eat ravenously
nǎng to stuff one's face / to eat greedily
自食其力 shí lit. to eat off one's own strength (idiom) / fig. to stand on one's own feet / to earn one's own living
吃不上 chī bu shàng unable to get anything to eat / to miss a meal
吃食 chī shí to eat (of bird or animal) / to feed
to eat / evening meal
果腹 guǒ to eat one's fill
yòu (literary) to urge sb (to eat or drink)
打边炉 biān (Cantonese) to eat hot pot / hot pot
吃豆腐 chī dòu fu to eat tofu / (fig.) to flirt / to tease
大饱口福 bǎo kǒu to eat one's fill / to have a good meal
chuáng to eat (archaic)
饱餐一顿 bǎo cān dùn to eat one's fill / to be full
食言 shí yán lit. to eat one's words / to break a promise / to go back on one's word / to renege / unsworn testimony
吃喝拉撒睡 chī shuì to eat, drink, shit, piss, and sleep / (fig.) the ordinary daily routine
暴食 bào shí to eat too much / to binge
大吃大喝 chī to eat and drink as much as one likes / to make a pig of oneself
乱吃 luàn chī to eat indiscriminately
何不食肉糜 shí ròu lit. "Why don't they eat meat?" (said by Emperor Hui of Jin 晉惠帝|晋惠帝[Jin4 Hui4 di4] when told that his people didn't have enough rice to eat) / fig. (of people from higher class etc) to be oblivious to other people's plight
下馆子 xià guǎn zi to eat out / to eat at a restaurant
自食恶果 shí è guǒ lit. to eat one's own bitter fruit (idiom) / fig. to suffer the consequences of one's own actions / to stew in one's own juice
自食其果 shí guǒ to eat one's own fruit (idiom); fig. suffering the consequences of one's own action / to reap what one has sown
yàn to eat to the full
看菜吃饭 kān cài chī fàn to eat depending on the dish (idiom); fig. to act according to actual circumstances / to live within one's means
shí "to eat" or "food" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 184)
心急吃不了热豆腐 xīn chī bu liǎo dòu fu hasty men don't get to eat hot tofu (idiom) / one just has to be patient / haste will ruin everything
用饭 yòng fàn to eat / to have a meal
吃香喝辣 chī xiāng lit. to eat delicious food and drink hard liquor (idiom) / fig. to live well
胡吃海喝 chī hǎi to eat and drink gluttonously / to pig out
尽饱 jìn bǎo to be stuffed to the gills / to eat to satiety
癞蛤蟆想吃天鹅肉 lài ma xiǎng chī tiān é ròu lit. the toad wants to eat swan meat (idiom) / fig. to try to punch above one's weight
上馆子 shàng guǎn zi to eat out / to eat at a restaurant
吃大锅饭 chī guō fàn lit. to eat from the common pot (idiom) / fig. to be rewarded the same, regardless of performance
开荤 kāi hūn to eat meat after having maintained a vegetarian diet / (fig.) to do sth as a novel experience
吃白饭 chī bái fàn to eat plain rice / (fig.) to eat and not pay for it / to sponge off others / to freeload
熟菜 shú cài cooked food (ready to eat)
率兽食人 shuài shòu shí rén lit. to lead beasts to eat the people (idiom); fig. tyrannical government oppresses the people
吃皇粮 chī huáng liáng lit. to eat from government coffers / to serve as a government employee / to live off government money
饱食终日,无所用心 bǎo shí zhōng , suǒ yòng xīn to eat three square meals a day and do no work (idiom) / to be sated with food and remain idle
食不厌精,脍不厌细 shí yàn jīng , kuài yàn lit. to eat but finely ground grain and finely chopped meat (idiom, from Analects) / fig. to be fastidious about one's food
吃馆子 chī guǎn zi to eat out / to eat at a restaurant
to eat too much / to confer
酸儿辣女 suān ér if a woman likes to eat sour during pregnancy, she will have a boy; if she likes to eat spicy, she will have a girl (idiom)
茹荤 hūn to eat meat
食人 shí rén man-eating (beast) / to eat people / fig. to oppress the people
食不知味 shí zhī wèi lit. to eat without tasting the food / worried or downhearted (idiom)
吃熊心豹子胆 chī xióng xīn bào zi dǎn to eat bear heart and leopard gall (idiom) / to pluck up some courage
扒搂 lōu to pile together / to cram food into one's mouth (with chopsticks) / to eat fast
吃粮不管事 chī liáng guǎn shì to eat without working (idiom) / to take one's pay and not care about the rest
食肉寝皮 shí ròu qǐn to eat sb's flesh and sleep on their hide (idiom); to swear revenge on sb / implacable hatred / to have sb's guts for garters
下箸 xià zhù (literary) to eat
羹藜含糗 gēng hán qiǔ nothing but herb soup and dry provisions to eat (idiom); to survive on a coarse diet / à la guerre comme à la guerre
大吃二喝 chī èr to eat and drink extravagantly / to binge
食荼卧棘 shí to eat bitter fruit and lie on thorns (idiom); to share the hard life of the common people
吃不服 chī bu not be accustomed to eating sth / not be used to certain food
茹荤饮酒 hūn yǐn jiǔ to eat meat and drink wine
内用 nèi yòng to eat in (at a restaurant) (Tw) / to take the medicine orally
含忍耻辱 hán rěn chǐ to eat humble pie / to accept humiliation / to turn the other cheek
茹素 to eat a vegetarian diet
吃不下 chī bu xià not feel like eating / be unable to eat any more
集餐 cān to eat from a common pot / communal cafeteria
分餐 fēn cān separate meals / to eat individual meals (rather than taking one's food from plates served to everyone at the table)
吃白食 chī bái shí to eat without paying / to freeload
大快朵颐 kuài duǒ to gorge oneself / to eat heartily (idiom)
忍辱含垢 rěn hán gòu to eat humble pie / to accept humiliation / to turn the other cheek
羹藜唅糗 gēng hān qiǔ nothing but herb soup and dry provisions to eat (idiom); to survive on a coarse diet / à la guerre comme à la guerre
𠯪 dǎi (dialect) to eat

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