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Synonyms of feed

Noun


1. feed, provender, food, nutrient

usage: food for domestic livestock

Verb


1. feed, provide, supply, ply, cater

usage: provide as food; "Feed the guests the nuts"

2. feed, give, provide, supply, ply, cater

usage: give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"

3. feed, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: feed into; supply; "Her success feeds her vanity"

4. feed, feed in, insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce

usage: introduce continuously; "feed carrots into a food processor"

5. feed, promote, advance, boost, further, encourage

usage: support or promote; "His admiration fed her vanity"

6. feed, eat, consume, ingest, take in, take, have

usage: take in food; used of animals only; "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?"

7. feed, provide, supply, ply, cater

usage: serve as food for; be the food for; "This dish feeds six"

8. run, flow, feed, course, move

usage: move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"

9. prey, feed, exploit, work

usage: profit from in an exploitatory manner; "He feeds on her insecurity"

10. feed, feast, regale, treat

usage: gratify; "feed one's eyes on a gorgeous view"

11. fertilize, fertilise, feed, enrich

usage: provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to; "We should fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants"

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