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feed

verb  us   /fid/ (past tense and past participle fed  /fed/ )

feed verb (GIVE FOOD)

[I/T] to give food to a person or animal, or of an animal to eat: [T] We fed the kids some leftovers. [I] The cows were feeding in the pasture. [I/T] If you feed a plant, you give it substances that help it grow.

feed verb (SUPPLY)

[T] to supply something, esp. regularly or continuously: We had to keep feeding quarters into the parking meter. [T] If someone feeds you information, that person tells you things that may not be completely true: They fed him a line about how important this work is to our country.

feed

noun [U]  us   /fid/

feed noun [U] (FOOD)

food for animals, esp. animals that are not kept as pets: chicken feed
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