Thesaurus

feeder

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of feeder

a stream that flows into a larger body of water
  • the lake has several feeders that have their headwaters near the Canadian border

Synonyms for feeder

Words Related to feeder

Antonyms for feeder

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about feeder

Time Traveler for feeder

Time Traveler

The first known use of feeder was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Feeder.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/feeder. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on feeder

Dictionary: Definition of feeder

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with feeder

Spanish Central: Translation of feeder

Nglish: Translation of feeder for Spanish Speakers

Comments on feeder

What made you want to look up feeder? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!