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feeding

verb
present participle of feed

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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

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3 to take a meal
  • an all-you-can-eat buffet where families can feed heartily and fairly inexpensively

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The first known use of feeding was before the 12th century

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“Feeding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/feeding. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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