n. What is eaten for nourishment; whatever supplies nourishment to organic bodies; nutriment; aliment; victuals; provisions: as, the food of animals consists mainly of organic substances; a great scarcity of food; the food of plants.n. Hence Anything that sustains, nourishes, and augments.n. Anything serving as material for consumption or use.n. A person fed or brought up; a person, as a child, under nurture; in an extended sense, any person; a creature.n. Synonyms Provender, etc. (see feed, n.); sustenance, fare, cheer, viands.To feed; supply; figuratively, to soothe; flatter; entertain with promises.n. An improper form of feud.