简明英汉词典

devour
[di5vauE]
vt.
(尤指动物)吞吃, 狼吞虎咽, 挥霍, (火灾等)毁灭, 破坏, 吞没, 贪看, 贪听

美国传统词典[双解]

devour
de.vour
AHD:[d1-vour“]
D.J.[di6vaur]
K.K.[d!6va&r]
v.tr.(及物动词)
de.vouredde.vour.ingde.vours

(1)

To eat up greedily.See Synonyms at eat
狼吞虎咽地吃参见 eat

(2)

To destroy, consume, or waste:
吞没:毁灭、消耗或浪费:
Flames devoured the structure in minutes.
几分钟内大火吞噬了整个建筑物

(3)

To take in eagerly:
贪婪:急切地投入:
devour a novel.
贪婪地读一本小说

(4)

To prey upon voraciously:
贪婪地掠夺:
was devoured by jealousy.
被嫉妒毁灭

语源

(1)

Middle English devouren
中古英语 devouren

(2)

from Old French devourer
源自 古法语 devourer

(3)

from Latin d?3re}
源自 拉丁语 d?3re}

(4)

d?- [de-]
d?- [前缀,表“去除”]

(5)

vor3e [to swallow]
vor3e [咽]

继承用法

devourer
n.(名词)

devouringly
adv.(副词)

现代英汉词典

devour
[dI5vaJE(r)]
vt.

(1)

吞食;贪婪地吃
The lion devoured the deer.
狮子狼吞虎咽地把鹿吃了下去。
The boy devoured the books he could get about the author in the kitchen. (喻)
这个小伙子在厨房里如饥似渴地读着他能弄到的关于这个作者的一切书。
The fire devoured the forest.
大火烧毁了森林。

(2)

完全占有(某人)

现代英汉综合大辞典

devour
[di5vauE]
vt.

(1)

狼吞虎咽地吃; 贪食; 舐尽

(2)

破坏, 吞没, 毁灭

(3)

挥霍, 耗尽(财产)

(4)

贪读; 凝视; 倾听
devour the way
[诗](马等)兼程急进
The hungry boy was devouring his dinner.
那饥饿的孩子狼吞虎咽地吃饭。
The fire devoured the forest.
大火吞没了森林。
I am devoured with anxiety.
我忧愁极了。

继承用法

devourer
n.

devouringly
adv.

devouringness
n.

devourment
n.

习惯用语

be devoured by
心中充满(好奇心, 焦虑等); 全部注意力为...所吸引

用法词典

devour
中古英语 devouren <古法语 devorer<拉丁语 devorare
英文相关词典

devour
consume    destroy    eat    ruin    swallow    waste    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

devour
吞没

美国传统词典

devour
de.vour
AHD:[d1-vour“]
D.J.[di6vaur]
K.K.[d!6va&r]
v.tr.
de.voured, de.vour.ing, de.vours

(1)

To eat up greedily.See Synonyms at eat

(2)

To destroy, consume, or waste:
Flames devoured the structure in minutes.

(3)

To take in eagerly:
devour a novel.

(4)

To prey upon voraciously:
was devoured by jealousy.

语源

(1)

Middle English devouren

(2)

from Old French devourer

(3)

from Latin d?3re}

(4)

d?- [de-]

(5)

vor3e [to swallow]

继承用法

devourer
n.

devouringly
adv.

英汉化学大词典

devour
vt.吞没,挥霍,贪读

英汉经贸大词典

devour
vt.吞没,挥霍,贪读

英汉计算机大词典

devour
vt.吞没(挥霍,贪读

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