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Definition 1: the act of consuming food - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for feeding in the sense of this definition

(feeding is a kind of ...) the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

(... is a kind of feeding ) the eating of excrement or other filth

(... is a kind of feeding ) the eating of raw food

(... is a kind of feeding ) feeding on corpses or carrion

(... is a kind of feeding ) taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality

"cooking was fine but it was the savoring that he enjoyed most"

(... is a kind of feeding ) ingestion of liquid food with a spoon or by drinking

(... is a kind of feeding ) eating until excessively full

(... is a kind of feeding ) the act of eating lunch

(... is a kind of feeding ) the act of grazing

(... is a kind of feeding ) eating an elaborate meal (often accompanied by entertainment)

(... is a kind of feeding ) eating ravenously or voraciously to satiation

(... is a kind of feeding ) the act of eating dinner

(... is a kind of feeding ) eating feces; in human a symptom of some kinds of insanity

(... is a kind of feeding ) the act of feeding by continual nibbling

(... is a kind of feeding ) the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws

(... is a kind of feeding ) the practice of eating fungi (especially mushrooms collected in the wild)

(feeding is a part of ...) biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow

Definition 2: the act of supplying food and nourishment - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for feeding in the sense of this definition

(feeding is a kind of ...) the activity of supplying or providing something

(... is a kind of feeding ) feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast

(... is a kind of feeding ) feeding an infant

(... is a kind of feeding ) feeding that consists of the delivery of a nutrient solution (as through a nasal tube) to someone who cannot or will not eat

(... is a kind of feeding ) administration of nutrients through a vein

(... is a kind of feeding ) excessive feeding

(... is a kind of feeding ) feeding someone (as a baby) from a spoon

(... is a kind of feeding ) administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cava; used in cases of long-term coma or severe burns or severe gastrointestinal syndromes

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