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feeds

verb
present tense third-person singular of feed

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to provide food or meals for
  • a charity dedicated to feeding the hungry

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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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feeds

noun
plural of feed

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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

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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

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“Feeds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/feeds. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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