Synonyms of devour in English:

devour


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verb

1‘she watched him as he devoured his meal’

SYNONYMS
eat hungrily, eat quickly, eat greedily, eat heartily, eat up, swallow, gobble, gobble down, gobble up, guzzle, guzzle down, gulp, gulp down, bolt, bolt down, cram down, gorge oneself on, wolf, wolf down, feast on, consume
informal scoff, scoff down, pack away, demolish, dispose of, make short work of, polish off, shovel down, stuff one's face with, stuff oneself with, stuff, stuff down, pig oneself on, pig out on, sink, put away, tuck away, get outside of, get one's laughing gear round
British informal gollop, shift
Northern Irish informal gorb
North American informal scarf, scarf down, scarf up, snarf, snarf down, snarf up, inhale
rare ingurgitate

2‘we watched in dismay as the flames devoured the old house’

SYNONYMS
destroy, consume, engulf, envelop, demolish, lay waste, wipe out, annihilate, devastate
raze, gut, ravage, ruin, wreck

3‘he was devoured by remorse’

SYNONYMS
afflict, torture, plague, bedevil, trouble, harrow, rack
consume, swallow up, engulf, swamp, overcome, overwhelm