Definition of Feed upon

1. Verb. Be sustained by. "He fed on the great ideas of her mentor"

Exact synonyms: Feed On
Generic synonyms: Fill, Fulfil, Fulfill, Meet, Satisfy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feed Upon

feed dog
feed dogs
feed drive
feed grain
feed grains
feed horn
feed horns
feed in
feed into
feed off
feed on
feed out of
feed the dragon
feed the meter
feed the troll
feed upon (current term)
feed zone
feed zones
feedback activation
feedback circuit
feedback control
feedback inhibition
feedback loop
feedback regulation
feedback system
feedback transfer function
feedback transfer functions

Literary usage of Feed upon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1812)
"... that divers birds bigger what would the filk-worm do were ihe there to feed upon the continual green, than black-birds, ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"... and as such, accessory to the spines which can be effective as a protection only against the larger animals which feed upon leaves. ..."

3. A Treatise Concerning Religious Affections, in Three Parts by Jonathan Edwards (1821)
"As of old, the children of Israel were commanded, evermore to feed upon the paschal lamb, with bitter herbs.f True f If repentance accompanies faith, ..."

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