fed

1 of 2

abbreviation

federal; federation

Fed

2 of 2

noun

1
often not capitalized : a federal agent, officer, or official
usually used in plural
2

Word History

Etymology

Noun

short for federal

First Known Use

Noun

1916, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of fed was in 1916

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“Fed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fed. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

Legal Definition

Fed

noun
ˈfed
: the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System see also Federal Reserve System

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