fed

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

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛd
  • IPA(key): /fɛd/

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, especially 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
  5. (nominally, slang) joint
    at ryge en fed
    to smoke a joint

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]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

fed

  1. imperative of fede

Dutch[edit]

Noun[edit]

fed f (uncountable)

  1. Abbreviation of federatie.

Hungarian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Based on different sources:

  1. From Proto-Finno-Ugric *pentɜ- (to shut, cover).[1][2]
  2. From Proto-Finno-Ugric *pintä- (to close, cover). Likely cognate with Finnish pinne and Udmurt поди (podi).[3]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

fed

  1. (transitive) to cover

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):

(Expressions):

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #744 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN
  3. ^ Starostin's Uralic Database, Entry #754

Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fed (plural feds)

  1. federation

Declension[edit]