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feed

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of feed

  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 of feed banquet, dinner, feast, regale, spreadWords Related to feed 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 of feed chow, meal, menu, mess, refection, repast, tableWords Related to feed 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 of feed board, cater, provision, victual Words Related to feed 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 of feed deliver, furnish, give, hand, hand over, provide, supplyWords Related to feed ply (with); administer, allocate, apportion, deal (out), dispense, distribute, dole out, mete (out), parcel (out), portion, prorate; assign, cede, deed, make over, transferNear Antonyms of feed conserve, keep up, maintain, preserve, saveAntonyms of feed 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 of feed eat, fare, dine, partake, refresh, victualWords Related to feed 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 of feed diet, fast



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