fed

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See also: Fed, FED, -fed, and Fed.

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortening of federal.

Noun[edit]

fed ‎(plural feds)

  1. (US, slang) a federal government officer or official, especially FBI and DEA agents.
  2. (London, chiefly MLE, slang) a police officer.

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

fed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of feed

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /feð/, [feːˀð], [feðˀ]
  • Rhymes: -eð

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse feitr(fat), from Proto-Germanic *faitaz.

Adjective[edit]

fed

  1. fat (carrying a larger than normal amount of fat on one's body), obese
  2. fatty, rich
  3. great, smashing
  4. (of a typeface) bold

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of fed
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular fed federe fedest2
Neuter singular fedt federe fedest2
Plural fede federe fedest2
Definite attributive1 fede federe fedeste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse fit.

Noun[edit]

fed n (singular definite feddet, plural indefinite fed)

  1. skein
  2. clove
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

fed

  1. imperative of fede

Dutch[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

fed.

  1. federatie

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *pintä-(to close, cover). Likely cognate with Finnish pinne and Udmurt поди(podi).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfɛd]
  • Hyphenation: fed

Verb[edit]

fed

  1. (transitive) to cover

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin's Uralic Database, Entry #754

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

fed

  1. rafsi of fendi.

Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fed ‎(plural feds)

  1. federation

Declension[edit]