1) to consume by eating, to eat up, devour
1a) of birds
1b) of a dragon
1c) of a man eating up the little book
2a) to devour, i.e. squander, waste: substance
2b) to devour, i.e. forcibly appropriate: widows' property
2c) to strip one of his goods
1c1) to ruin (by the infliction of injuries)
2d) by fire, to devour, i.e. to utterly consume, destroy
2e) of the consumption of the strength of body and mind by strong emotions
Part of Speech: verb
From G2596 and G2068 (including its alternate); to eat down, that is, devour (literally or figuratively): - devour.
|b destroy utterly||20.45|
|a eat up||23.11|
|e exploit completely||88.145|
These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.
Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
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