Meaning of feed on in English:

feed on

(also feed off)

phrasal verb

  • 1feed on somethingDerive regular nourishment from a particular substance.

    • ‘the bird feeds on cliff-top vegetation’
    live on, live off, exist on, subsist on, rely for nourishment on, depend on, thrive on
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    1. 1.1Gain energy or strength from something.
      ‘his powerful mind fed off political discussion’
      • ‘as a band we feed off the energy of the audience’