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Definitions of bite:
  • noun:   a portion removed from the whole
    Example: "The government's weekly bite from my paycheck"
  • noun:   the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
  • noun:   (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait
    Example: "After fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
  • noun:   a light informal meal
  • noun:   a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  • noun:   a strong odor or taste property
    Example: "The sulfurous bite of garlic"
  • noun:   wit having a sharp and caustic quality
    Example: "The bite of satire"
  • noun:   a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
  • noun:   a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
  • verb:   cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
  • verb:   penetrate or cut, as with a knife
  • verb:   to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
    Example: "Gunny invariably tried to bite her"
  • verb:   deliver a sting to

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