feed off/on sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “feed off/on sth” in the English Dictionary

"feed off/on sth" in British English

See all translations

feed off/on sth

phrasal verb with feed uk   us   /fiːd/ verb (fed, fed)
to ​increase because of something, or to use something to ​succeed or get ​advantages: Fascismfeeds off ​poverty.
(Definition of feed off/on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “feed off/on sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 因…而增长, 利用…取得成功(或优势)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 因…而增長, 利用…取得成功(或優勢)…
What is the pronunciation of feed off/on sth?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“feed off/on sth” in British English

Word of the Day


to get knowledge or skill in a new subject or activity

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More