Phrasal Verb 'feed'

We have 6 phrasal verb definition related to 'feed'.

Feed off

Meaning:

Eat a food as part of an animals diet

Example:

The gecko FEEDS OFF mosquitoes and other insects.

Feed off

Meaning:

Use something to your advantage

Example:

He FEEDS OFF people's fear of crime to get them to support his proposals.

Feed on

Meaning:

Grow stronger

Example:

The opposition party's FEEDING ON the government's weaknesses.

Feed on

Meaning:

Consume in an animal's diet

Example:

The bats FEED ON insects.

Feed on

Meaning:

Give someone a particular food

Example:

He FEEDS his cat ON dry food.

Feed up

Meaning:

Give someone a lot of food to restore their health, make them bigger, etc

Example:

She's been ill for a fortnight so we're FEEDING her UP.