bottle-feed


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bot·tle-feed

(bŏt′l-fēd′)
tr.v. bot·tle-fed (-fĕd′), bot·tle-feed·ing, bot·tle-feeds
To feed (a baby, for example) with a bottle.

bottle-feed

vb, -feeds, -feeding or -fed
to feed (a baby) with milk from a bottle instead of breast-feeding

bottle-feed


Past participle: bottle-fed
Gerund: bottle-feeding

Imperative
bottle-feed
bottle-feed
Present
I bottle-feed
you bottle-feed
he/she/it bottle-feeds
we bottle-feed
you bottle-feed
they bottle-feed
Preterite
I bottle-fed
you bottle-fed
he/she/it bottle-fed
we bottle-fed
you bottle-fed
they bottle-fed
Present Continuous
I am bottle-feeding
you are bottle-feeding
he/she/it is bottle-feeding
we are bottle-feeding
you are bottle-feeding
they are bottle-feeding
Present Perfect
I have bottle-fed
you have bottle-fed
he/she/it has bottle-fed
we have bottle-fed
you have bottle-fed
they have bottle-fed
Past Continuous
I was bottle-feeding
you were bottle-feeding
he/she/it was bottle-feeding
we were bottle-feeding
you were bottle-feeding
they were bottle-feeding
Past Perfect
I had bottle-fed
you had bottle-fed
he/she/it had bottle-fed
we had bottle-fed
you had bottle-fed
they had bottle-fed
Future
I will bottle-feed
you will bottle-feed
he/she/it will bottle-feed
we will bottle-feed
you will bottle-feed
they will bottle-feed
Future Perfect
I will have bottle-fed
you will have bottle-fed
he/she/it will have bottle-fed
we will have bottle-fed
you will have bottle-fed
they will have bottle-fed
Future Continuous
I will be bottle-feeding
you will be bottle-feeding
he/she/it will be bottle-feeding
we will be bottle-feeding
you will be bottle-feeding
they will be bottle-feeding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bottle-feeding
you have been bottle-feeding
he/she/it has been bottle-feeding
we have been bottle-feeding
you have been bottle-feeding
they have been bottle-feeding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bottle-feeding
you will have been bottle-feeding
he/she/it will have been bottle-feeding
we will have been bottle-feeding
you will have been bottle-feeding
they will have been bottle-feeding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bottle-feeding
you had been bottle-feeding
he/she/it had been bottle-feeding
we had been bottle-feeding
you had been bottle-feeding
they had been bottle-feeding
Conditional
I would bottle-feed
you would bottle-feed
he/she/it would bottle-feed
we would bottle-feed
you would bottle-feed
they would bottle-feed
Past Conditional
I would have bottle-fed
you would have bottle-fed
he/she/it would have bottle-fed
we would have bottle-fed
you would have bottle-fed
they would have bottle-fed
Translations

bottle-feed

[ˈbɒtlˌfiːd] VTcriar con biberón
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