verb (used with object), fed, feed·ing.
- to supply (an actor, especially a comedian) with lines or action, the responses to which are expected to elicit laughter.
- to provide cues to (an actor).
- Chiefly British. to prompt: Stand in the wings and feed them their lines.
verb (used without object), fed, feed·ing.
- a line spoken by one actor, the response to which by another actor is expected to cause laughter.
- an actor, especially a straight man, who provides such lines.
- a website or application that publishes updates from social media or news-collection websites in reverse chronological order: I follow all of the latest celebrity gossip in my Twitter feed.
- an XML-based web document that is updated automatically at predetermined intervals and includes descriptive titles or short descriptions and links to recent pages on a website: Subscribe to news feeds to get the latest news from around the world.
SYNONYMS FOR feed
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Idioms for feed
- reluctant to eat; without appetite.
- dejected; sad.
- not well; ill.
Origin of feed
synonym study for feed
OTHER WORDS FROM feedfeed·a·ble, adjectiveoutfeed, verb (used with object), out·fed, out·feed·ing.re·feed, verb, re·fed, re·feed·ing.un·feed·a·ble, adjective
Words nearby feed
Example sentences from the Web for feed
Either way, rooting politics out of the news feed is itself a political move.Facebook tries to end its love-hate affair with politics|Scott Rosenberg|February 12, 2021|Axios
While cable or satellite feeds could always go out, an internet outage feels more common, and some sort of technical issue can feel almost inevitable.Future of TV Briefing: Streaming services count on content to keep subscribers acquired in 2020|Tim Peterson|February 10, 2021|Digiday
She recalls posting a pattern for homemade masks in her community’s feed, at the start of the pandemic in March, only to receive a slew of angry comments in response.
The following are some of the best cuts from the full interview, which you can find on the show’s podcast feed.
A number of studies suggest that the more time we spend scrolling through social feeds without actively engaging, the more likely we are to experience depression and other negative effects of comparing ourselves to others.
The group puts out most of its statements—on its Twitter feed, or its numerous websites—in Arabic, as opposed to Baluchi or Farsi.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The city protests that a beach is not a suitable place to feed the hungry.
Certainly his twitter feed regarding the news of Havana and Washington speaks volumes.Did The U.S.-Cuba Deal Help Drive A Rebel Ceasefire in Colombia?|Richard McColl|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But it is certainly possible that police officers could unknowingly feed suspects information.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, according to an October post his feed, the school allegedly issued a second order of hospitalization for him.
Mrs. Jolly Robin had often wished—when she was trying to feed a rapidly-growing family—that she could hunt forp.
And since he was glad enough to do that, Mrs. Robin managed to feed her children all they needed.
Everywhere cattle were being sold for a trifle, as there was no grass upon which they could feed.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
And, old ink pot, tuck a horse blanket under my chin, and rub me down with brickbats while I feed!
One little girl attempted to smell at the trees in a drawing and pretended to feed some pictorial dogs.Children's Ways|James Sully
British Dictionary definitions for feed
verb feeds, feeding or fed (fɛd) (mainly tr)
Derived forms of feedfeedable, adjective
Word Origin for feed
Idioms and Phrases with feed
In addition to the idioms beginning with feed
- feed one's face
- feed someone a line
- feed the kitty
- bite the hand that feeds you
- chicken feed
- off one's feed
- put on the feed bag