voeren

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch voeren, from Old Dutch *fuoren, from Proto-Germanic *fōrijaną, causative of Proto-Germanic *faraną.

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voeren (past singular voerde, past participle gevoerd)

  1. to guide, lead
  2. to give clothing an inner lining
  3. to feed (a child or an animal)
  4. to wage (war)
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voeren

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of varen

Etymology 2[edit]

A contraction of voederen. From Middle Dutch voedren, from voeder (fodder, lining). The sense "lining" is now obsolete in the noun, but survives in the verb; it derives from Latin fodorus (sheath).

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voeren (past singular voerde, past participle gevoerd)

  1. to feed
  2. to line (cover the inner surface)
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