feed off something

feed off something

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • feed off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms feed off : present tense I/you/we/they feed off he/she/it feeds off present participle feeding off past tense fed off past participle fed off 1) feed off something if animals feed off something, they eat it 2) …   English dictionary

  • feed off — transitive verb : to dispose of (a crop) by turning in livestock to pasture * * * feed off [phrasal verb] feed off (something) : to gain strength, energy, or support from (something) She fed off the crowd s enthusiasm. His anger fed off his… …   Useful english dictionary

  • feed off sth — UK US feed off sth Phrasal Verb with feed({{}}/fiːd/ verb (fed, fed) ► to increase because of something, or to use something to succeed or get advantages: »Local suppliers feed off the region s car manufacturing industry …   Financial and business terms

  • feed — feed1 W2S1 [fi:d] v past tense and past participle fed [fed] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(give food)¦ 2¦(plant)¦ 3¦(animal/baby)¦ 4 well fed/under fed/poorly fed 5¦(computer)¦ 6¦(supply something)¦ 7¦(put something into something)¦ 8¦(increase emotion)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • feed — feed1 [ fid ] (past tense and past participle fed [ fed ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 give food to ▸ 2 give supply of something ▸ 3 push something into machine ▸ 4 make a feeling stronger ▸ 5 satisfy a need ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) transitive to give food to a person …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • feed — 1 /fi:d/ past tense and past participle fed /fed/ verb 1 GIVE FOOD (T) a) to give food to a person or animal: Have you fed the cat? | He s so old and ill he can t feed himself any more. | feed sth to sb: Feed the food to the baby in small pieces …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • feed — I UK [fiːd] / US [fɪd] verb Word forms feed : present tense I/you/we/they feed he/she/it feeds present participle feeding past tense fed UK [fed] / US past participle fed *** 1) [transitive] to give food to a person or an animal We ve been… …   English dictionary

  • feed on — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms feed on : present tense I/you/we/they feed on he/she/it feeds on present participle feeding on past tense fed on past participle fed on 1) feed on something if an animal feeds on something, it eats it,… …   English dictionary

  • feed — [fēd] vt. fed, feeding [ME feden < OE fedan < base of foda, FOOD] 1. to give food to; provide food for 2. a) to provide as food [to feed oats to horses] b) to serve as food for …   English World dictionary

  • Feed (novel) — infobox Book | name = Feed image caption = author = Matthew Tobin Anderson country = United States language = English genre = Science fiction novel publisher = Miramax Books release date = 2002 media type = Print (Hardback Paperback) pages = isbn …   Wikipedia

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