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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

feed*fid(v.; n.)fed, feed•ing

  1. (v.t.)to give food to; supply with nourishment.

  2. to yield or serve as food for:

    This land has fed ten generations.

  3. to provide as food:

    to feed breadcrumbs to pigeons.

  4. to furnish for consumption.

  5. to satisfy; minister to; gratify.

  6. to supply, as for maintenance or operation:

    to feed a printing press with paper.

  7. to flow into or merge with so as to form or sustain:

    streams that feed a river.

  8. to provide lines, cues, or actions to (a performer). to supply (lines, cues, or actions) to a performer.

    Category: Showbiz, Informal

  9. to distribute (a local radio or television broadcast) via satellite or network.

    Category: Radio and Television

  10. (v.i.)(esp. of animals) to take food; eat.

    Category: Animal Husbandry

  11. to be nourished or gratified; subsist:

    to feed on fruit.

  12. to flow, lead, or provide access:

    The local roads feed into a state highway.

  13. (n.)food, esp. for farm animals.

    Category: Animal Husbandry

  14. an allowance, portion, or supply of such food.

  15. a meal, esp. a lavish one.

  16. the act of feeding.

  17. the act or process of feeding a furnace, machine, etc.

  18. the material, or the amount of it, so fed.

  19. a feeding mechanism.

  20. a local radio or television broadcast distributed by satellite or network to a much wider audience, esp. nationwide or international.

    Category: Radio and Television

Idioms for feed:

  1. off one's feed, Slang. without any appetite for food, esp. because of illness.

    Category: Idiom, Status (usage)

* Syn: feed , fodder , forage , provender mean food for animals. feed is the general word; however, it most often applies to grain: chicken feed. fodder is applied to coarse feed that is fed to livestock: Cornstalks are good fodder. forage is feed that an animal obtains (usu. grass, leaves, etc.) by grazing or searching about for it: Lost cattle can usually live on forage. provender denotes dry feed for livestock, such as hay, oats, or corn: a supply of provender in the haymow.

Origin of feed:

bef. 950; ME feden, OE fēdan See food



  1. feedable(Adjective)

    Capable of being fed (given food).

  2. feedable(Adjective)

    Capable of being fed (given as food).

    feedable crops


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