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Dictionary definition for: Feed

1. (n) food for domestic livestock

2. (v) provide as food; "Feed the guests the nuts"

3. (v) give food to; "Feed the starving children in India" "don''t give the child this tough meat"

4. (v) feed into; supply; "Her success feeds her vanity"

5. (v) introduce continuously; "feed carrots into a food processor"

6. (v) support or promote; "His admiration fed her vanity"

7. (v) take in food; used of animals only; "This dog doesn''t eat certain kinds of meat" "What do whales eat?"

8. (v) serve as food for; be the food for; "This dish feeds six"

9. (v) move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave" "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"

10. (v) profit from in an exploitatory manner; "He feeds on her insecurity"

11. (v) gratify; "feed one''s eyes on a gorgeous view"

12. (v) provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to; "We should fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants"

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