feed verb definition in Animal farming topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

feed

 verb: Animal farming topic
[transitive] to give food to a person or an animal feed somebody/something/yourself Have you fed the cat yet? The baby can't feed itself yet (= can't put food into its own mouth). feed somebody/something (on) something The cattle are fed (on) barley. feed something to somebody/something The barley is fed to the cattle.