fed

abbreviation

Definition of fed

  1. federal; federation


Fed

noun \ˈfed\

Definition of Fed

  1. 1 often not capitalized :  a federal agent, officer, or official —usually used in plural

  2. 2 a :  federal reserve board b :  federal reserve system

Origin and Etymology of fed

short for federal


First Known Use: 1916


Law Dictionary

Fed

noun \ˈfed\

Legal Definition of Fed

  1. :  the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System — see also Federal Reserve System



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