fatten

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verb fat·ten \ˈfa-tən\

Definition of fatten

fattened

fattening

play \ˈfat-niŋ, ˈfa-tə-niŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to make fat, fleshy, or plump; especially :  to feed (as a stock animal) for slaughter b :  to make more substantial

  3. 2 :  to make fertile

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to become fat

fattener

play \ˈfat-nər, ˈfa-tə-nər\ noun

Circa 1552

First Known Use of fatten

circa 1552


FATTEN Defined for English Language Learners

fatten

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verb fat·ten \ˈfa-tən\

Definition of fatten for English Language Learners

  • : to make (someone or something) fat

  • : to become fat


FATTEN Defined for Kids

fatten

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verb fat·ten \ˈfa-tən\

Definition of fatten for Students

fattened

fattening

  1. :  to make or become fat


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