Synonyms of feed in English:

feed


See US English definition of feed

See UK English definition of feed

See Spanish definition of amamantar

verb

1‘I have a large family to feed’

SYNONYMS
give food to, provide food for, provide for, cater for, prepare food for, cook for, make a meal for, wine and dine
nourish, sustain
suckle, breastfeed, bottle-feed
dated victual

2‘the baby spends all day sleeping and feeding’

SYNONYMS
eat, take nourishment, partake of food, consume food, devour food, have a meal
informal snack, graze
British informal nosh
dated sup

3‘there are too many cows feeding in a small area’

SYNONYMS
graze, browse, crop, pasture, ruminate
eat

4‘we all have ways of feeding our self-esteem’

SYNONYMS
strengthen, fortify, support, bolster, reinforce, boost, augment, supplement, add to, add fuel to, fuel, encourage, gratify, minister to
ANTONYMS

undermine

5‘she fed secrets to the Russians’

SYNONYMS
supply, provide, give, deliver, present, furnish, issue, impart, sell

noun

1‘he provides feed for his goats and sheep’

SYNONYMS
fodder, food, foodstuff, forage, pasturage, herbage, silage
formal comestibles, provender

2‘the hikers had decided to halt for their feed’

SYNONYMS
meal, lunch, dinner, supper, repast
feast, banquet
British tea
informal spread, blowout, binge
British informal nosh, nosh-up, scoff, tuck-in
formal refection, collation

Phrases

    feed on

    ‘the birds feed on a varied diet of fish’


    SYNONYMS
    live on, live off, exist on, subsist on, rely for nourishment on, depend on, thrive on
    eat, consume, take in, have as food