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verb (GIVE FOOD) 给予食物     /fiːd/ (fed)
[T] to give food to a person, group or animal 给(人、团体或动物)提供食物;喂养 I usually feed the neighbour's cat while she's away. 邻居不在家时,我经常替她喂猫。 Let's feed the kids first and have our dinner after. 咱们先喂饱孩子,然后自己再吃饭吧。 [+ two objects] Do you feed your chickens corn? 你给鸡喂玉米吗? If you feed your dog on cakes and biscuits, it's not surprising he's so fat. 如果你是用蛋糕和饼干喂狗,它长这么肥就不奇怪了。 The kids love feeding bread to the ducks. 孩子们喜欢给鸭子喂面包。 Giving food to people and animals
[I or T] If a baby or animal feeds, it eats or drinks milk (婴儿或动物)吃奶 The baby only feeds once a night at the moment, thank goodness. 感谢老天,宝宝现在每晚只吃一次奶了。 Most babies can feed themselves by the time they're a year old. 多数婴儿到1岁的时候就可以自己吃东西了。 EatingBiting, chewing and swallowing
[T] to be enough food for a group of people or animals 足够(人或动物)食用 This amount of pasta won't feed ten people. 这些意大利面不够10个人吃。 Giving food to people and animals
[T] to produce or supply enough food for someone or something 为…提供食物;养活 If agriculture were given priority, the country would easily be able to feed itself. 如果优先发展农业,这个国家很容易就会实现自给自足。 Feed the world/starving. 养活全世界/饥饿的人。 Giving food to people and animals
[T] to give a plant substances that will help it grow 给(植物)施肥 Don't forget to feed the tomatoes. 别忘了给西红柿施肥。 Improving fertility and pest control
(Definition of feed verb (GIVE FOOD) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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