fed

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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. (UK, slang) a police officer.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

fed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of feed

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse feitr (fat).

Adjective[edit]

fed (neuter fedt, definite and plural fede, comparative federe, superlative fedest)

  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
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]

See fede (to fatten).

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. to cover

Conjugation[edit]

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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

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