1. destroy completely

- Fire had devoured our home

Definition categories: contact, destroy, ruin

2. enjoy avidly

- She devoured his novels

Definition categories: emotion, bask, enjoy, relish, savor, savour

3. eat up completely, as with great appetite

Similar word(s): consume, demolish, down

Definition categories: consumption, finish

4. eat greedily

- he devoured three sandwiches

Similar word(s): guttle, pig, raven

Definition categories: consumption, eat

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.