Synonyms for feed

Synonyms for (noun) feed

Synonyms: feed, provender

Definition: food for domestic livestock

Similar words: nutrient, food

Definition: any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue

Synonyms for (verb) feed

Synonyms: feed, feed in

Definition: introduce continuously

Usage: feed carrots into a food processor

Similar words: insert, inclose, stick in, enclose, introduce, put in

Definition: introduce

Usage: Insert your ticket here


Synonyms: fertilise, fertilize, feed

Definition: provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to

Usage: We should fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants

Similar words: enrich

Definition: make better or improve in quality

Usage: The experience enriched her understanding; enriched foods


Synonyms: feed, give

Definition: give food to

Usage: Feed the starving children in India; don't give the child this tough meat

Similar words: cater, supply, provide, ply

Definition: give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

Usage: The hostess provided lunch for all the guests


Synonyms: feed, eat

Definition: take in food; used of animals only

Usage: This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat; What do whales eat?

Similar words: consume, have, ingest, take, take in

Definition: serve oneself to, or consume regularly

Usage: Have another bowl of chicken soup!; I don't take sugar in my coffee


Synonyms: feed

Definition: serve as food for; be the food for

Usage: This dish feeds six

Similar words: cater, supply, provide, ply

Definition: give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

Usage: The hostess provided lunch for all the guests


Synonyms: feed

Definition: feed into; supply

Usage: Her success feeds her vanity

Similar words: supply, render, provide, furnish

Definition: give something useful or necessary to

Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater


Synonyms: feed

Definition: provide as food

Usage: Feed the guests the nuts

Similar words: cater, supply, provide, ply

Definition: give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

Usage: The hostess provided lunch for all the guests


Synonyms: feast, feed

Definition: gratify

Usage: feed one's eyes on a gorgeous view

Similar words: treat, regale

Definition: provide with choice or abundant food or drink

Usage: Don't worry about the expensive wine--I'm treating; She treated her houseguests with good food every night


Synonyms: prey, feed

Definition: profit from in an exploitatory manner

Usage: He feeds on her insecurity

Similar words: work, exploit

Definition: use or manipulate to one's advantage

Usage: He exploit the new taxation system; She knows how to work the system; he works his parents for sympathy


Synonyms: flow, feed, course, run

Definition: move along, of liquids

Usage: Water flowed into the cave; the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: feed

Definition: support or promote

Usage: His admiration fed her vanity

Similar words: boost, advance, encourage, further, promote

Definition: contribute to the progress or growth of

Usage: I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom