UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfiːdɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(fēding)

From the verb feed: (⇒ conjugate)
feeding is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [animal, tiger, lion, zoo, livestock, cattle, baby] feeding
  2. the feeding of the [animals]
  3. feeding the [animals] is [not allowed, strictly prohibited]
  4. the [animals] need feeding
  5. feeding takes place [twice] a day
  6. is [in charge of, responsible for] feeding (at the zoo)
  7. chores like feeding the [cat, dog]
n as adj
  1. it's feeding time at the [zoo, animal shelter]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. feed [the dog, your pet, the cattle, the baby]
  2. feed [breadcrumbs, scraps, puree, fruit] to
  3. [the mother, she] is feeding her [young, cubs, chicks, babies]
  4. [cattle, sheep, animals] feed on [corn, meat]
  5. feed on [small animals, plants]
  6. needs feeding [twice a day, again]
  7. needs to be fed (twice a day)
  8. feeding hungrily (on)
  9. feeds into the [problem, issue, fear]
  10. feeding [people's, the public's] fears of
  11. feed [information, intelligence] back to
  12. feed back into [itself, the cycle]
  13. enough to feed an entire [army, family]
  14. [poetry, literature, art] feeds the imagination
  15. (have) [mouths, another mouth] to feed
  1. [cow, chicken] feed
  2. a sack of feed (for)
  3. a [daily, hearty, lavish] feed
  4. on your [news, photo, friend] feed
  5. feed for [comments, photos, articles]
  6. a feed of [comments]
  7. a network feed [of, for]
  8. subscribe to an RSS feed
  9. [spooled in, sent to] the printer feed
  10. a [jam, fault] in the paper feed
  11. a [gradual, slow, constant] feed of information
  12. the patient was on a (drip) feed
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