fed

For the verb: "to feed"

Simple Past: fed
Past Participle: fed

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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
fed (Federal Reserve System)Federal Reserve nf
fed (Federal Law Enforcement Officer)agente della polizia federale USA nm
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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
feed [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (give food to [sb])dare da mangiare a vtr
  (formale, non comune)nutrire vtr
  sfamare vtr
 I need to feed the children.
 Devo dare da mangiare ai bambini.
feed [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (give food to an animal) (animale)dare da mangiare a vtr
  (animale)nutrire vtr
feed [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be a food source)rifornire, sostentare, mantenere, nutrire vtr
  dare da mangiare a vtr
 This farm feeds the entire village.
 Questa fattoria rifornisce l'intero villaggio.
feed [sth] on [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (give [sth] as nourishment)nutrire qlcn/qlcs di qlcs, nutrire qlcn/qlcs con qlcs vtr
 She feeds her chickens on a variety of scraps.
 Nutre i suoi polli con degli avanzi di vario tipo.
feed [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (supply)alimentare, rifornire vtr
  fornire vtr
 L'operatore alimenta la rotativa con la carta.
 L'operatore fornisce la carta alla rotativa.
feed [sth] to [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (supply)fornire qlcs a qlcs, mettere qlcs in qlcs vtr
 The operator feeds paper to the printing press.
feed nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (food for animals) (allevamento)foraggio nm
 I need to give the pigs their feed.
 Devo dare il foraggio ai maiali.
 
Additional Translations
feed nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, informal (meal)mangiare nm
  pasto nm
 I have to give the kids their feed, then we have to go to the pool.
 Devo dare ai bambini da mangiare, poi dobbiamo andare in piscina.
feed nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (supply mechanism)alimentazione nf
 There was a problem with the photocopier's paper feed.
 C'è stato un problema con l'alimentazione della carta della fotocopiatrice.
feed nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (broadcast) (TV, radio)diretta nf
  (TV, radio)collegamento diretto nm
 The live feed from New York has stopped working, so we are going to show some commercials.
 La diretta da New York è saltata, pertanto manderemo in onda la pubblicità.
feed nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (breastfeeding)poppata nf
 The baby had a good feed this morning.
 Stamattina il bambino si è fatto una bella poppata.
feed on [sth] vi + prep (animal: eat)nutrirsi di v rif
  mangiare vtr
 The animals feed on grass.
 Gli animali si nutrono di erba.
 Gli animali mangiano erba.
feed on [sth] vi + prep figurative (ideas, fears) (figurato)alimentarsi con, nutrirsi di vtr
 Panic feeds on people's fears.
 Il panico si alimenta con le paure della gente.
feed [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (gratify) (figurato)nutrire vtr
  (figurato)essere il cibo di vi
 Art feeds the spirit.
 L'arte nutre lo spirito.
feed [sth] to [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (supply)fornire qlcs a qlcn, passare qlcs a qlcn vtr
 L'assistente ha passato le battute all'attore.
feed [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (encourage)alimentare, sostentare vtr
 Don't say anything to feed his ego.
 Non dire niente che alimenti il suo ego.
feed [sb] [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (supply)fornire qlcs a qlcn, passare qlcs a qlcn vtr
 The assistant fed the actor his lines.
 L'assistente ha passato all'attore le sue battute.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
fed | Fed | Fed. | feed
bottle-fed allattato artificialmente adj
corn-fed,
corn fed
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
UK (poultry: raised on corn)alimentato a granturco, alimentato a mais, nutrito a granoturco, nutrito a mais agg
Nota: hyphen used when term is before a noun
 La carne del pollame alimentato a granturco è più saporita.
corn-fed,
corn fed
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US (beef: raised on corn)alimentato a granturco, alimentato a mais, nutrito a granoturco, nutrito a mais agg
fed up adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (weary, exasperated)stufo, stanco agg
 You look fed up. What's wrong?
  averne abbastanza di, non poterne più di vi
fed up with [sth],
fed up of [sth]
adj + prep
informal (weary, exasperated)stufo di qlcs, stanco di qlcs agg
 Joan was fed up with being sent from one office to another.
 Joan era stanca di venire spedita da un ufficio all'altro.
fed up to the back teeth of doing [sth],
sick to the back teeth of doing [sth]
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
figurative, informal (exasperated by [sth] repeated) (colloquiale)essere stufo marcio di fare qlcs vi
  (colloquiale)averne le scatole piene di fare qlcs vtr
  non poterne più di fare qlcs vi
Nota: also "with doing sth"
 She said angrily that she was fed up to the back teeth of hearing us bicker.
 Disse con rabbia che era stufa marcia di sentirci bisticciare.
fed up with stufo di agg
fed-up stufo adj
force-fed sottoposto ad alimentazione forzata
grain-fed nutrito con cereali
grass-fed nutrito con foraggio
gravity-fed alimentato a gravità
hand-fed nutrito dalla mano, che ha preso cibo dalla mano
ill-fed adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (under-nourished)malnutrito agg
 The children at the boarding school were very ill-fed—they were never given breakfast, and the dishes rarely contained meat.
 I bambini del collegio erano davvero malnutriti - non gli veniva mai servita la colazione e i piatti raramente contenevano carne.
sheet-fed con inserimento di fogli
spoon-fed adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (infant: given food by spoon)imboccato agg
well-fed ben nutrito
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