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o·ver·feed

 (ō′vər-fēd′)
tr. & intr.v. o·ver·fed (-fĕd′), o·ver·feed·ing, o·ver·feeds
To feed or eat too often or too much.

overfeed

(ˌəʊvəˈfiːd)
vb (tr)
to feed too much

overfeed


Past participle: overfed
Gerund: overfeeding

Imperative
overfeed
overfeed
Present
I overfeed
you overfeed
he/she/it overfeeds
we overfeed
you overfeed
they overfeed
Preterite
I overfed
you overfed
he/she/it overfed
we overfed
you overfed
they overfed
Present Continuous
I am overfeeding
you are overfeeding
he/she/it is overfeeding
we are overfeeding
you are overfeeding
they are overfeeding
Present Perfect
I have overfed
you have overfed
he/she/it has overfed
we have overfed
you have overfed
they have overfed
Past Continuous
I was overfeeding
you were overfeeding
he/she/it was overfeeding
we were overfeeding
you were overfeeding
they were overfeeding
Past Perfect
I had overfed
you had overfed
he/she/it had overfed
we had overfed
you had overfed
they had overfed
Future
I will overfeed
you will overfeed
he/she/it will overfeed
we will overfeed
you will overfeed
they will overfeed
Future Perfect
I will have overfed
you will have overfed
he/she/it will have overfed
we will have overfed
you will have overfed
they will have overfed
Future Continuous
I will be overfeeding
you will be overfeeding
he/she/it will be overfeeding
we will be overfeeding
you will be overfeeding
they will be overfeeding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overfeeding
you have been overfeeding
he/she/it has been overfeeding
we have been overfeeding
you have been overfeeding
they have been overfeeding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overfeeding
you will have been overfeeding
he/she/it will have been overfeeding
we will have been overfeeding
you will have been overfeeding
they will have been overfeeding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overfeeding
you had been overfeeding
he/she/it had been overfeeding
we had been overfeeding
you had been overfeeding
they had been overfeeding
Conditional
I would overfeed
you would overfeed
he/she/it would overfeed
we would overfeed
you would overfeed
they would overfeed
Past Conditional
I would have overfed
you would have overfed
he/she/it would have overfed
we would have overfed
you would have overfed
they would have overfed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overfeed - feed excessively
feed, give - give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"
Translations

overfeed

[ˌəʊvəˈfiːd] (overfed (pt, pp)) [ˌəʊvəˈfed] VTsobrealimentar, dar demasiado de comer a

overfeed

[ˌəʊvəˈfiːd] (overfed (pt, pp)) [ˌəʊvəˈfɛd] vtsovralimentare

overfeed

vi. sobrealimentar, alimentar en exceso.
References in classic literature ?
Stuart kept them well supplied with choice bits, for it was his policy to overfeed them, and keep them from leaving the hut, where they served as hostages for the good conduct of their followers.
In this study, high carbohydrate diet was used to overfeed Landes geese for 3 weeks, at which time the average weight of a fatty liver could reach 800 to 1,000 g, approximately 5 to 10 time than the normal weight.
From now on if you overfeed your pet you now face a fine of up to pounds 20,000 or 12 months in prison on a charge of cruelty.
A BABY food giant has admitted putting incorrect advice on packets of milk - which could have led mums to overfeed their children.
That we can overfeed our ducks to such an extent speaks volumes of the inequality of our world.
The process is cost competitive with an electric-driven, liquid overfeed system and has added advantages of never entering a defrost cycle, simplified piping, simplified controls, and lower maintenance.
But for the diet to work, owners must follow Pedigree's suggested serving sizes and not overfeed their pets, warns Francis Anthony Kallfelz, a veterinary nutritionist at Cornell University.
The improvements in feed and monitoring technology allow precise control of a concentrated product where an overfeed or underfeed situation could potentially negate any economic benefit gained by using such a program.