Eating definition

Eating means feeding oneself by getting food into the body from a receptacle (such as a plate, cup or table) or by a feeding tube or intravenously.
Eating means feeding oneself by getting food into the body from a receptacle, feeding tube, or intravenously.
Eating means the process of putting food and fluids by any means into the digestive system.

Examples of Eating in a sentence

  • International Conference on Eating Disorders, New York, New York, Proceedings, March 2014.

  • International Conference on Eating Disorders, Chicago, IL, Proceedings, April 2018.

  • The International Conference on Eating Disorders, Boston, MA, Proceedings, April 2015.

  • International Conference on Eating Disorders, Montreal, Canada, Proceedings, May 2013.

  • International Conference on Eating Disorders, Prague, Czech Republic, Proceedings, June 2017.


More Definitions of Eating

Eating. All major tasks of getting food into the body.
Eating means putting food and fluids into the digestive system.
Eating means the ability to get nourishment into the body by any means, once it has been prepared and made available to the life insured, without the assistance of another person.
Eating means how an individual eats and drinks, regardless of skill. Assistance with eating includes supervising or guiding the client or patient when they are able to feed themselves, assisting with difficult tasks such as cutting food or buttering bread, and or- ally feeding the client or patient when they are unable to feed them- selves.
Eating means how resident ingests and drinks (regardless of self-feeding skill).
Eating means moving food from aplate to the mouth or receiving nutrition via a feeding tube or intravenously but does not mean preparing or cutting food or obtaining liquid nourishment through a straw or cup.