feed the meter

To put coins into a parking meter.

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  • feed — feed1 [ fid ] (past tense and past participle fed [ fed ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 give food to ▸ 2 give supply of something ▸ 3 push something into machine ▸ 4 make a feeling stronger ▸ 5 satisfy a need ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) transitive to give food to a person …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • feed — I UK [fiːd] / US [fɪd] verb Word forms feed : present tense I/you/we/they feed he/she/it feeds present participle feeding past tense fed UK [fed] / US past participle fed *** 1) [transitive] to give food to a person or an animal We ve been… …   English dictionary

  • feed — 1 /fi:d/ past tense and past participle fed /fed/ verb 1 GIVE FOOD (T) a) to give food to a person or animal: Have you fed the cat? | He s so old and ill he can t feed himself any more. | feed sth to sb: Feed the food to the baby in small pieces …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • feed — v. & n. v. (past and past part. fed) 1 tr. a supply with food. b put food into the mouth of. 2 tr. a give as food, esp. to animals. b graze (cattle). 3 tr. serve as food for. 4 intr. (usu. foll. by on) (esp. of animals, or colloq. of people) take …   Useful english dictionary


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