Textual thesaurus for "eat up"

(verb) consume, eat, deplete, run through, wipe out, use up, exhaust

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

(verb) finish, polish off

finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table

She polished off the remaining potatoes

(verb) bury, immerse, swallow, swallow up

enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing

The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter