To see Multiple Meanings of
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Multiple Meanings
devour — as in:  devoured three sandwiches

The lions devoured the antelope.
eat rapidly and completely — usually due to being very hungry
devour — as in:  devours crime novels

She devoured everything he wrote.
to read, listen, or watch with eager interest
devour — as in:  devoured by flames

The entire block was devoured in the fire.
to consume or destroy completely
Home . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading