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feud 1

 (fyo͞od)
n.
A bitter, often prolonged quarrel or state of enmity, especially such a state of hostilities between two families or clans.
intr.v. feud·ed, feud·ing, feuds
To carry on or perpetuate a bitter quarrel or state of enmity.

[Alteration (probably influenced by feud) of Middle English fede, from Old French faide, of Germanic origin.]

feud 2

 (fyo͞od)
n.
See fee.

[Medieval Latin feudum, of Germanic origin; see peku- in Indo-European roots.]

feud

(fjuːd)
n
1. long and bitter hostility between two families, clans, or individuals; vendetta
2. a quarrel or dispute
vb
(intr) to take part in or carry on a feud
[C13 fede, from Old French feide, from Old High German fēhida; related to Old English fæhth hostility; see foe]

feud

(fjuːd) or

feod

n
(Law) feudal law land held in return for service
[C17: from Medieval Latin feodum, of Germanic origin; see fee]

feud1

(fyud)

n.
1. Also called blood feud. a bitter continuous hostility, esp. between families, clans, etc., lasting for many years or generations.
2. a bitter quarrel or contention; argument.
v.i.
3. to engage in a feud.
[1300–50; alter. of fead, Middle English fede < Middle French fe(i)de < Germanic; compare Old High German fēhida. See foe, -th1]

feud2

(fyud)

n.
[1605–15; < Medieval Latin feudum, variant of feodum. See fief]

feud

fief.
See also: Property and Ownership

feud


Past participle: feuded
Gerund: feuding

Imperative
feud
feud
Present
I feud
you feud
he/she/it feuds
we feud
you feud
they feud
Preterite
I feuded
you feuded
he/she/it feuded
we feuded
you feuded
they feuded
Present Continuous
I am feuding
you are feuding
he/she/it is feuding
we are feuding
you are feuding
they are feuding
Present Perfect
I have feuded
you have feuded
he/she/it has feuded
we have feuded
you have feuded
they have feuded
Past Continuous
I was feuding
you were feuding
he/she/it was feuding
we were feuding
you were feuding
they were feuding
Past Perfect
I had feuded
you had feuded
he/she/it had feuded
we had feuded
you had feuded
they had feuded
Future
I will feud
you will feud
he/she/it will feud
we will feud
you will feud
they will feud
Future Perfect
I will have feuded
you will have feuded
he/she/it will have feuded
we will have feuded
you will have feuded
they will have feuded
Future Continuous
I will be feuding
you will be feuding
he/she/it will be feuding
we will be feuding
you will be feuding
they will be feuding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been feuding
you have been feuding
he/she/it has been feuding
we have been feuding
you have been feuding
they have been feuding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been feuding
you will have been feuding
he/she/it will have been feuding
we will have been feuding
you will have been feuding
they will have been feuding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been feuding
you had been feuding
he/she/it had been feuding
we had been feuding
you had been feuding
they had been feuding
Conditional
I would feud
you would feud
he/she/it would feud
we would feud
you would feud
they would feud
Past Conditional
I would have feuded
you would have feuded
he/she/it would have feuded
we would have feuded
you would have feuded
they would have feuded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.feud - a bitter quarrel between two parties
conflict, struggle, battle - an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
blood feud, vendetta - a feud in which members of the opposing parties murder each other
Verb1.feud - carry out a feud; "The two professors have been feuding for years"
fight, struggle, contend - be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"

feud

Translations
عِداء مُسْتَحْكِم
lénosporsvár
fejdestrid
FehdeLehensich befehden
ættadeila, ættflokkadeila
vaidai
naids
svár
spor
düşmanlıkkan davası

feud

[fjuːd]
A. Nenemistad f heredada
a family feuduna disputa familiar
B. VIpelearse
to feud with sbpelearse con algn

feud

[ˈfjuːd]
n (= quarrel) → dispute f
a family feud → une querelle de famille
vise disputer, se quereller
to feud with sb → se quereller avec qn
to feud with each other → se quereller

feud

(lit, fig)
nFehde f; to have a feud with somebodymit jdm in Fehde liegen
visich befehden, in Fehde liegen

feud

[fjuːd]
1. nfaida, contesa, lotta
a family feud → una faida familiare
2. vi to feud (with sb)essere in lotta (con qn)

feud

(fjuːd) noun
a long-lasting quarrel or war between families, tribes etc. There has been a feud between our two families for two hundred years.
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