1. any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
Similar word(s): nutrient
2. any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
- food and drink
3. anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking
Sentences with food as a noun:
- The innkeeper brought them food and drink.
- This shop stocks many hundreds of different foods.
- The man's inspiring speech gave us food for thought.
- Mozart and Bach are food for my soul.