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gobble up definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: eat a large amount of food quickly; "The children gobbled down most of the birthday cake" [syn: garbage down, gobble up, shovel in, bolt down]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. If an organization gobbles up a smaller organization, it takes control of it or destroys it. Banc One of Ohio has built an empire in the mid-west by gobbling up smaller banks. PHRASAL VERB: V P n (not pron), also V n P 2. To gobble up something such as money means to use or waste a lot of it. The firm's expenses gobbled up 44% of revenues. PHRASAL VERB: V P n (not pron), also V n P 3. see also gobble




 


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