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feed

noun

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  1. 1 a large fancy meal often accompanied by ceremony or entertainment the company barbecue was an elaborate feed that was enlivened by country music and dancing Synonyms banquet, dinner, feast, regale, spreadRelated Words chow, mess, repast, table; blowout, carnival, festival, fete (or fête), gala, party, shindig; festivity; barbecue, clambake, cookout, fry, luau, roast; buffet, luncheon, smorgasbord

  2. 2 food eaten or prepared for eating at one time after soccer practice we were all ready for a hot shower and a satisfying feed Synonyms chow, meal, menu, mess, refection, repast, tableRelated Words board; breakfast, buffet, collation, dinner, lunch, luncheon, refreshments, smorgasbord, snack, supper, tea; bite, gulp, morsel, serving, taste; banquet, feast, regale, spread; bake, barbecue (also barbeque), clambake, cookout, fry, fry-up [British], luau, picnic, potluck, roast


feed

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of feed

  1. 1 to provide food or meals for a charity dedicated to feeding the hungry Synonyms board, cater, provision, victual Related Words serve, wait; nourish, nurture, sustain; banquet, dine, feast, regale; mess; batten, fatten, fill; force-feed, overfeed, surfeit; underfeed; hand-feed, spoon-feed; refeed, reprovision

  2. 2 to put (something) into the possession of someone for use or consumption all week long colleagues have been feeding me ideas for a magazine article Synonyms deliver, furnish, give, hand, hand over, provide, supplyRelated Words ply (with); administer, allocate, apportion, deal (out), dispense, distribute, dole out, mete (out), parcel (out), portion, prorate; assign, cede, deed, make over, transferNear Antonyms conserve, keep up, maintain, preserve, saveAntonyms hold (back), keep (back), reserve, retain, withhold

  3. 3 to take a meal an all-you-can-eat buffet where families can feed heartily and fairly inexpensively Synonyms eat, fare, dine, partake, refresh, victualRelated Words banquet, feast, repast; chow (down), dig in; glut, gorge, gormandize, overeat, overfeed, pig out; graze, nibble, nosh, pick, snack; board, mess, dine out; breakfast, lunch, sup; picnicNear Antonyms diet, fast


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