|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To seize with the teeth, so that they enter or nip the thing seized; to lacerate, crush, or wound with the teeth; as, to bite an apple; to bite a crust; the dog bit a man.
2. (v. t.) To puncture, abrade, or sting with an organ (of some insects) used in taking food.
3. (v. t.) To cause sharp pain, or smarting, to; to hurt or injure, in a literal or a figurative sense; as, pepper bites the mouth.
4. (v. t.) To cheat; to trick; to take in.
5. (v. t.) To take hold of; to hold fast; to adhere to; as, the anchor bites the ground.
6. (v. i.) To seize something forcibly with the teeth; to wound with the teeth; to have the habit of so doing; as, does the dog bite?
7. (v. i.) To cause a smarting sensation; to have a property which causes such a sensation; to be pungent; as, it bites like pepper or mustard.
8. (v. i.) To cause sharp pain; to produce anguish; to hurt or injure; to have the property of so doing.
9. (v. i.) To take a bait into the mouth, as a fish does; hence, to take a tempting offer.
10. (v. i.) To take or keep a firm hold; as, the anchor bites.
11. (n.) The act of seizing with the teeth or mouth; the act of wounding or separating with the teeth or mouth; a seizure with the teeth or mouth, as of a bait; as, to give anything a hard bite.
12. (n.) The act of puncturing or abrading with an organ for taking food, as is done by some insects.
13. (n.) The wound made by biting; as, the pain of a dog's or snake's bite; the bite of a mosquito.
14. (n.) A morsel; as much as is taken at once by biting.
15. (n.) The hold which the short end of a lever has upon the thing to be lifted, or the hold which one part of a machine has upon another.
16. (n.) A cheat; a trick; a fraud.
17. (n.) A sharper; one who cheats.
18. (n.) A blank on the edge or corner of a page, owing to a portion of the frisket, or something else, intervening between the type and paper.
Bite (13 Occurrences)
John 6:7 Philip answered him, "Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not sufficient for them, that everyone of them may receive a little." (See NIV)
Acts 28:3 But when Paul had got some sticks together and put them on the fire, a snake came out, because of the heat, and gave him a bite on the hand. (BBE)
Galatians 5:15 But if you bite and devour one another, be careful that you don't consume one another. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Numbers 21:6 Then the Lord sent poison-snakes among the people; and their bites were a cause of death to numbers of the people of Israel. (Root in BBE YLT)
Psalms 73:21 My heart was made bitter, and I was pained by the bite of grief: (BBE)
Proverbs 23:32 In the end, it bites like a snake, and poisons like a viper. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Ecclesiastes 10:8 He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him. (KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Ecclesiastes 10:11 If the snake bites before it is charmed, then is there no profit for the charmer's tongue. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Jeremiah 8:17 For, behold, I will send serpents, adders, among you, which will not be charmed; and they shall bite you, says Yahweh. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Amos 5:19 As if a man, running away from a lion, came face to face with a bear; or went into the house and put his hand on the wall and got a bite from a snake. (BBE NAS NIV)
Amos 9:3 Though they hide themselves in the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out there; and though they be hid from my sight in the bottom of the sea, there I will command the serpent, and it will bite them. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Micah 3:5 Thus saith the LORD concerning the prophets that make my people err, that bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace; and he that putteth not into their mouths, they even prepare war against him. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS)
Habakkuk 2:7 Shall they not rise up suddenly that shall bite thee, and awake that shall vex thee, and thou shalt be for booties unto them? (KJV ASV DBY WBS)