feed on - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyfeed on
he/she/itfeeds on
present participlefeeding on
past tensefed on
past participlefed on
  1. 1
    feed on something if an animal feeds on something, it eats it, especially as its usual food
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  2. 2
    feed on something same as feed off

    She seemed to feed on his despair.

See also main entry: feed