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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

Middle English _chewen_, from Old English _ċēowan_, from Proto-Germanic _*kewwaną_, from Proto-Indo-European _*ǵyewh₁-_ (compare Latin _gingīva_ (“gums”), Tocharian B _śuwaṃ_ (“to eat”), Polish _żuję_ (“I chew”), Persian _جویدن_ (ǰavīdan), Pashto [script needed] (žovạl, “to bite, gnaw”)).

Middle English chewen, from Old English ċēowan, from Proto-Germanic *kewwaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵyewh₁- (compare Latin gingīva (gums), Tocharian B śuwaṃ (to eat), Polish żuję (I chew), Persian جویدن (ǰavīdan), Pashto [script needed] (žovạl, to bite, gnaw)).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (General American) IPA(key): /t͡ʃu/ * (UK) IPA(key): /t͡ʃuː/ * Rhymes: -uː

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

CHEW (_third-person singular simple present_ CHEWS, _present participle_ CHEWING, _simple past and past participle_ CHEWED) * To crush with the teeth by repeated closing and opening of the jaws; done to food to soften it and break it down by the action of saliva before it is swallowed. _Make sure to CHEW thoroughly, and don't talk with your mouth full!_ _The steak was tough to CHEW as it had been cooked too long._ * To grind, tear, or otherwise degrade or demolish something with teeth or as with teeth. _He keep his feed in steel drums to prevent the mice from CHEWING holes in the feed-sacks._ _The harsh desert wind and sand had CHEWED the stump into ragged strips of wood._ * (informal) To think about something; to ponder; to chew over. _The professor stood at the blackboard, chalk in hand, and CHEWED the question the student had asked._ * Alexander Pope Old politicians CHEW wisdom past. * Prior He CHEWS revenge, abjuring his offense. SYNONYMS * (crush food with teeth prior to swallowing): bite, chavel, chomp, crunch, masticate * (degrade or demolish as if with teeth): grind, pulverize, rip, shred, tear * (think about): contemplate, ruminate, mull, muse, ponder * See also Wikisaurus:ponder DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

chew (third-person singular simple present chews, present participle chewing, simple past and past participle chewed)

  1. To crush with the teeth by repeated closing and opening of the jaws; done to food to soften it and break it down by the action of saliva before it is swallowed.
    Make sure to chew thoroughly, and don't talk with your mouth full!
    The steak was tough to chew as it had been cooked too long.
  2. To grind, tear, or otherwise degrade or demolish something with teeth or as with teeth.
    He keep his feed in steel drums to prevent the mice from chewing holes in the feed-sacks.
    The harsh desert wind and sand had chewed the stump into ragged strips of wood.
  3. (informal) To think about something; to ponder; to chew over.
    The professor stood at the blackboard, chalk in hand, and chewed the question the student had asked.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

CHEW (_plural_ CHEWS) * A small sweet, such as a taffy, that is eaten by chewing. _Phillip purchased a bag of licorice CHEWS at the drugstore._ * (informal, uncountable) Chewing tobacco. _The school had banned CHEW and smokes from the school grounds, even for adults._ * (countable or uncountable) A plug or wad of chewing tobacco; chaw or a chaw. _The ballplayers sat on the bench watching the rain, glumly working their CHEWS._ _The first time he chewed tobacco, he swallowed his CHEW and got extremely sick._ DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

chew (plural chews)

  1. A small sweet, such as a taffy, that is eaten by chewing.
    Phillip purchased a bag of licorice chews at the drugstore.
  2. (informal, uncountable) Chewing tobacco.
    The school had banned chew and smokes from the school grounds, even for adults.
  3. (countable or uncountable) A plug or wad of chewing tobacco; chaw or a chaw.
    The ballplayers sat on the bench watching the rain, glumly working their chews.
    The first time he chewed tobacco, he swallowed his chew and got extremely sick.

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