Eating vs Feeding - What's the difference?

eating | feeding |


As verbs the difference between eating and feeding

is that eating is while feeding is .

As nouns the difference between eating and feeding

is that eating is the act of ingesting food while feeding is an instance of giving food.

As an adjective eating

is suitable to be eaten without being cooked.

eating

English

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Suitable to be eaten without being cooked.
  • Wait! That's not an eating apple.

    Noun

    (wikipedia eating)
  • The act of ingesting food.
  • Food; cooking, cuisine.
  • I remember when we visited Aunt Martha's house, we had some really good eating !
  • The act of corroding or consuming some substance.
  • Synonyms

    * (ingesting food) dining, consuming, consumption

    Anagrams

    *

    feeding

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An instance of giving food.
  • * 1750 , The Universal Magazine (volume 7, page 52)
  • (dated) That which is eaten; food.
  • (dated) That which furnishes or affords food, especially for animals; pastureland.
  • Derived terms

    * bottom feeding * deposit feeding * filter feeding * fluid feeding * food-mass feeding * force feeding * feeding frenzy * feeding tube

    Anagrams

    * feigned