Meaning : Take in solid food.
She was eating a banana.
What did you eat for dinner last night?.
Meaning : Eat a meal. Take a meal.
We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls.
I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation.
Meaning : Take in food. Used of animals only.
This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat.
What do whales eat?.
Synonyms : feed
Meaning : Worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way.
What's eating you?.
Synonyms : eat on