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feed

feed

 
 
pronunciation:
fid
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: feeds, feeding, fed
definition 1: to provide food for or give food to.
The mission feeds homeless people.Did you feed the dog this morning?
synonyms:
nourish
similar words:
accommodate, board, cater, provision
definition 2: to build up; support; add to the strength of.
Caring for a horse at the stable feeds his dream of having his own.
synonyms:
nourish, reinforce, strengthen
similar words:
encourage, support
definition 3: to put something into; supply.
Lisa fed the fire with sticks she found.The river feeds the lake.
synonyms:
insert
similar words:
enter, put, stick
definition 4: to eat food.
Deer feed on grass.
synonyms:
dine
similar words:
bite, graze
 
part of speech: noun
definition: food for birds and animals, such as seeds, grain, or hay.
Tim bought feed for his hamster at the pet store.
synonyms:
fodder, food, forage, pasture
similar words:
supplies
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