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Definition of "feed" []

  • To give food to; supply with nourishment: feed the children. (verb-transitive)
  • To provide as food or nourishment: fed fish to the cat. (verb-transitive)
  • To serve as food for: The turkey is large enough to feed a dozen. (verb-transitive)
  • To produce food for: The valley feeds an entire county. (verb-transitive)
  • To provide for consumption, utilization, or operation: feed logs to a fire; feed data into a computer. (verb-transitive)
  • To give food to (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To give as food (verb)
  • To eat food (verb)
  • To provide food for (verb)
  • To provide what is necessary for the existence or development of (verb)
  • To gratify; satisfy (verb)
  • To supply (a machine, furnace, etc) with (the necessary materials or fuel) for its operation, or (of such materials) to flow or move forwards into a machine, etc (verb)
  • To use (land) as grazing (verb)
  • To cue (an actor, esp a comedian) with lines or actions (verb)
  • To pass a ball to (a team-mate) (verb)
  • To introduce (electrical energy) into a circuit, esp by means of a feeder (verb)
  • To eat or cause to eat (verb)
  • The act or an instance of feeding (noun)
  • Food, esp that of animals or babies (noun)
  • The process of supplying a machine or furnace with a material or fuel (noun)
  • The quantity of material or fuel so supplied (noun)
  • A facility allowing web users to receive news headlines and updates on their browser from a website as soon as they are published (noun)
  • The rate of advance of a cutting tool in a lathe, drill, etc (noun)
  • A mechanism that supplies material or fuel or controls the rate of advance of a cutting tool (noun)
  • A performer, esp a straight man, who provides cues (noun)
  • A meal (noun)

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Use "feed" in a sentence
  • "August 9, 2008 at 5:45 pm eben wen ai had mai big haus before ai downsizzled ai had lots ob plants in teh pots……can move em eeezy ai always werked…….. but ai nebber had teh kiddlets at home wif ter liddel birdie moufs open…… feed me…..feed me but ai finkso yew will enjoy gettin out n about……… den ai will retire an ai kin stay home sum wen aim not trabelin buyin beads, werkin on genealology, an meetin cheezpeeps"
  • "Finally, since I'll often want to read the items more than the feed, I'll add a switch parameter to extract the articles. function Get-Feed ($feed = "*", $folder, [switch] $recurse, [switch] $articles) {if (!"
  • "Whilte you are at it, you can also adjust the title feed if you want the web browser to say something other than "Blog Name RSS Feed.""