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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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
feed vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (give food to)dare da mangiare vtr
   (raro)nutrire vtr
Nota: La traduzione esatta sarebbe 'nutrire', ma il suo uso è rarissimo.
 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)dare da mangiare a vtr
   (formale, non comune)nutrire vtr
feed [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be a food source)nutrire vtr
feed [sb]/[sth] on [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (give as nourishment)nutrire vtr
 She feeds her chickens on a variety of scraps.
 Nutre i suoi polli con degli avanzi di vario tipo.
feed [sth] to [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (supply)mettere vtr
 The operator feeds paper to the printing press.
 L'operatore mette della carta nella rotativa.
 
Additional Translations
feed nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fodder)foraggio nm
 I need to give the pigs their feed.
 Devo dare il foraggio ai maiali.
feed nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. colloquial (a 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. (machinery: feeding 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. (instance of breastfeeding)poppata nf
 The baby had a good feed this morning.
feed viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (animals: eat)nutrirsi v rif
  nutrirsi v rif
 The animals feed on corn.
 Gli animali si nutrono di mais.
 Gli animali si nutrono di mais.
feed vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (yield, be a food source)rifornire, sostentare, mantenere, nutrire, dare da mangiare a vtr
 This farm feeds the entire village.
 Questa fattoria rifornisce l'intero villaggio.
feed vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (gratify)rifornire, sostentare, mantenere, nutrire, dare da mangiare a vtr
 Art feeds the spirit.
 L'arte nutre lo spirito.
feed vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (continually gives)alimentare, rifornire vtr
  fornire vtr
 The operator feeds paper to the printing press.
 L'operatore alimenta la rotativa con la carta.
 L'operatore fornisce la carta alla rotativa.
feed vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (supply)fornire, passare vtr
 The assistant fed the actor his lines.
 L'assistente ha passato le battute all'attore.
feed vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (put coins in)mettere monete, inserire monete, infilare monete vtr
 I have to feed the parking meter so I can stay another hour.
 Devo mettere altre monete nel parchimetro in modo da poter stare un'altra ora.
feed vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (give support to)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, passare 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 |
be fed up to the back teeth of [sth] v figurative, informal (have had enough of [sb])essere stufo marcio di vi
   (volgare)avere le palle piene di, avere le scatole piene di
be fed up with vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be weary or exasperated by)essere stanco di vi
 Sono stanco di questi discorsi.
  essere stufo di vi
 Sono stufa di studiare.
  averne abbastanza di vi
 Ne ho abbastanza di tutti questi ritardi nei trasporti!
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: given corn to eat)alimentato con granturco, alimentato con mais agg
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 La carne del pollame alimentato con 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 con granturco, alimentato con mais agg
fed up adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (weary or exasperated)stufo, stanco agg
 Joan was fed up with being sent from one office to another, and lost her temper.
 I am fed up with the amount of junk mail I receive.
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
ill fed
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(under-nourished)malnutrito agg
Nota: hyphen omitted when term is an adjective after a noun
sheet-fed con inserimento di fogli
spoon-fed   (imboccare)viziare v
well-fed ben nutrito
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