What part of speech is “eat”

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eat can also be used as a noun to refer to the act of eating or a meal.

1. It's time for eat.

2. We went out for eat.

3. I'm having a late eat.

Eat is rarely used in the English language as a noun. It's better to use 'meal' or 'eating' instead.


eat describes an action where a living thing consumes something, either another living organism or inanimate object.

It is an irregular verb and is conjugated as follows

eat (present), ate (past), and eaten (past participle).

1. The baby eats breakfast every morning.

2. I ate too much ice cream last night.

3. We have eaten all of the apples.

Eat and ate are often confused. Remember that eat is used for present tense, and ate for the past.

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