Synonyms of bite in English:

bite


See definition of bite

verb

1‘he bit a mouthful from the sandwich’

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sink one's teeth into, chew, munch, crunch, champ, tear at, masticate, eat
nibble at, gnaw at

2‘the insect does not bite people’

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puncture, prick, pierce, sting, wound

3‘the acid bites into the copper plate’

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corrode, eat into, eat away at, wear away, burn, burn into, etch, erode, dissolve, destroy, consume

4‘my boots failed to bite’

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grip, hold, get a purchase

5‘there may be popular unrest as free-market measures begin to bite’

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take effect, have an effect, be effective, be efficacious, work, function, act, have results, take hold
succeed, be successful, work out, go as planned, have the desired effect, have the desired result
informal come off, pay off, do the trick, do the business
North American informal turn the trick

6‘a hundred or so retailers are expected to bite’

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accept, go for it, agree, respond
be lured, be enticed, be tempted, be allured
take the bait, rise to the bait

noun

1‘a bite on the ear can be very painful’

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nip, snap, chew, munch, nibble, gnaw

2‘an insect bite’

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puncture, prick, sting, wound

3‘Stephen ate a hot dog in three bites’

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mouthful, piece, morsel, bit

4‘I only have a bite at lunchtime’

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snack, light meal, something to eat, mouthful, soupçon, nibbles, titbit, savoury, appetizer
refreshments
Indian namkeen
informal bite to eat, a little something
British informal elevenses

5‘the appetizer had a fiery bite’

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piquancy, pungency, spice, spiciness, saltiness, pepperiness, flavour, flavouring, savour, taste, tastiness, relish, tang, zest, sharpness, tartness, interest, edge, effect, potency
informal kick, punch, oomph, zing