feed on/upon

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of feed on/upon

: to eat (something) as food usually used of animals
  • Owls feed on insects, birds, and small mammals.

Word by Word Definitions

feed play
  1. : to give food to

  2. : to give as food

  3. : to furnish something essential to the development, sustenance, maintenance, or operation of

  1. : an act of eating

  2. : meal

  3. : food for livestock

upon play
  1. : on

  1. : on the surface : on it

  2. : thereafter, thereon


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