1) - p. p. of Bite.
2) a. - Terminating abruptly, as if bitten off; premorse.
3) v. t. - To cause sharp pain, or smarting, to; to hurt or injure, in a literal or a figurative sense; as, pepper bites the mouth.
4) v. t. - To cheat; to trick; to take in.
5) v. t. - To take hold of; to hold fast; to adhere to; as, the anchor bites the ground.
6) v. i. - To seize something forcibly with the teeth; to wound with the teeth; to have the habit of so doing; as, does the dog bite?
7) v. i. - To cause a smarting sensation; to have a property which causes such a sensation; to be pungent; as, it bites like pepper or mustard.
8) v. i. - To cause sharp pain; to produce anguish; to hurt or injure; to have the property of so doing.
9) v. i. - To take a bait into the mouth, as a fish does; hence, to take a tempting offer.
10) v. i. - To take or keep a firm hold; as, the anchor bites.
11) v. - The act of seizing with the teeth or mouth; the act of wounding or separating with the teeth or mouth; a seizure with the teeth or mouth, as of a bait; as, to give anything a hard bite.
12) v. - The act of puncturing or abrading with an organ for taking food, as is done by some insects.
13) v. - The wound made by biting; as, the pain of a dog's or snake's bite; the bite of a mosquito.
14) v. - A morsel; as much as is taken at once by biting.
15) v. - The hold which the short end of a lever has upon the thing to be lifted, or the hold which one part of a machine has upon another.
16) v. - A cheat; a trick; a fraud.
17) v. - A sharper; one who cheats.
18) v. - A blank on the edge or corner of a page, owing to a portion of the frisket, or something else, intervening between the type and paper.
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