1. destroy completely
- Fire had devoured our home
2. enjoy avidly
- She devoured his novels
3. eat up completely, as with great appetite
4. eat greedily
- he devoured three sandwiches
Sentences with devour as a verb:
- The fire was devouring the building.
- She intended to devour the book.
- After the death of his wife, he was devoured by grief.