from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To compel to ingest food; feed forcibly, especially by mechanical means.
- transitive v. To force to assimilate: prisoners of war being force-fed the party line.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To force a person to ingest food, often using a tube passed into the stomach.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. to feed (someone) against his will, as during a hunger strike.
- n. a method of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearings.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. mechanical system of lubricating internal combustion engines in which a pump forces oil into the engine bearings
- v. feed someone who will not or cannot eat
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