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Definition of Food

  • What is fed upon; that which goes to support life by being received within, and assimilated by, the organism of an animal or a plant; nutriment; aliment; especially, what is eaten by animals for nourishment.
  • Anything that instructs the intellect, excites the feelings, or molds habits of character; that which nourishes.
  • any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
  • anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking
  • any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment

How to use food in a sentence. Food pronunciation.

Now the Muezzin from a minaret called to prayer, and the fellah in his cotton shirt and yelek heard, laid his load aside, and yielded himself to his one dear illusion, which would enable him to meet with apathy his end-it might be to-morrow!-and go forth to that plenteous heaven where wives without number awaited him, where fields would yield harvests without labour, where rich food in gold dishes would be ever at his hand.
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If he took with his right hand he gave with his left; and Mahommedan as well as Copt and Armenian, and beggars of every race and creed, hung about his doors each morning to receive the food and alms he gave freely.
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One gives the other food or drink or medicine, and they move on again.
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And the camel-drivers are forgotten; but the cross-roads remain, and the food and the drink and the medicine and the cattle helped each caravan upon the way.
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I came alone as one would come to the tent of a Bedouin chief whose son one had slain, and ask for food and safety.
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They saw only the yellow sand, the ever-receding oasis, the brackish, undrinkable water, the withered and fruitless date- tree, handfuls of dourha for their food by day, and the keen, sharp night to chill their half-dead bodies in a half-waking sleep.
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More than once his death had been planned, but the dark design had come to light-now from the workers of the bazaars, whose wires of intelligence pierced everywhere; now from some hungry fellah whose yelek he had filled with cakes of dourha beside a bread-shop; now from Mahommed Hassan, who was for him a thousand eyes and feet and hands, who cooked his food, and gathered round him fellaheen or Copts or Soudanese or Nubians whom he himself had tested and found true, and ruled them with a hand of plenty and a rod of iron.
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She touched the food with her fingers, but did not eat.
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I am her foster- brother-from the same breast we drew the food of life.
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There, once a year, one caravan comes, and, at the outskirts of the place unclean, leaves food and needful things for another year, and returns again to Egypt after many days.
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As soon as Paulus had satisfied himself that she had no symptoms Of fever, he said, "Now, for to-day, you want nothing more but a warm mess of food, and a bed sheltered from the night-chill; I will provide both.
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When they had reached their destination, he showed her the bed, and begged her to keep awake, till he should have prepared a dish of warm food for her, and he shortly brought her a simple supper, and wished her a good night's rest, after she had taken it.
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The whole book is dominated by the gigantic figure of old Taras Bulba, who loves food and drink, but who would rather fight than eat.
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The spark flew from village to village and took fire, because the people were thirsting for a spiritual, religious life, because it brought comfort in their material misery, and food for their minds.
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He was quickly undeceived; and instead of receiving intellectual food, he was forced to work in a baker's shop, for a miserable pittance.
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The little fellow just as much believed God would send them food, as if he had asked a reliable neighbor and obtained his promise to supply their wants.
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In a day or two after this, some friends living at a distance and knowing they were poor, took them the welcome surprise of a wagon-load of substantial material for food and other comforts.
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Soon the right one came, in the person of a young German, who was tramping through the country in search of employment and food; was ready and glad to do any work for a living.
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The mother and two daughters, both under fifteen, were out all day at work, trying to keep even such a wretched shelter, and a little coarse food, as daily supplies.
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The sad father confessed his poverty, and his wife in tears begged him to make _some_ effort to procure food for them before the Sabbath.
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Examples of Food

Example #1
David had now been in the country six months, rapidly perfecting his knowledge of Arabic, speaking it always to his servant Mahommed Hassan, whom he had picked from the streets.
Example #2
There, hung to a tree by a deserted mosque near by, the body of one who was with them all an hour before, and who had paid the penalty for some real or imaginary crime; while his fellows blessed Allah that the storm had passed them by.
Example #3
There were no Grand Viziers in Egypt; but he was as much like one as possible, and he had one uncommon virtue, he was greatly generous.
Example #4
Perhaps that was why he had lived so near the person of the Prince, had held office so long.
Example #5
And all grows dim with time.
Example #6
Caravans from all quarters of the sun meet at the cross-roads.