Meaning of “fed” in the English Dictionary

"fed" in American English

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us /fed/

past simple and past participle of feed

(Definition of “fed” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"the Fed" in Business English

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the Fednoun


abbreviation for the Federal Reserve Bank :

William Poole, a former president and chief executive of the Fed in St Louis, retired after ten years of service.

abbreviation for the Federal Reserve Board :

Wall Street dropped 143 points, but recovered to 75 down ahead of the Fed's decision on interest rates.

abbreviation for the Federal Reserve System :

A crisis in the property market and a mixed economic outlook could put the Fed in a difficult position as it considers what action to take in the months ahead.

(Definition of “the Fed” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)