Third-person singular simple present indicative form of devour.(verb)
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Use "devours" in a sentence
"Whatever the new-age justification, the n-word's very use is inappropriate and counterproductive to human relations; the term devours any level of respect-given or received, cultural pride and dignity, and dehumanizes whomever the term is used toward."
"The sword devours one as well as another, Josiah as well as Ahab."
"Even the tender and delicate shall share in the common calamity; the sword devours one as well as another."