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See definition of overfeed on Dictionary.com
  • as infatten
  • as inglut
  • as insurfeit

synonyms for overfeed

  • augment
  • broaden
  • build up
  • swell
  • bloat
  • coarsen
  • cram
  • distend
  • expand
  • feed
  • fill
  • increase
  • plump
  • spread
  • stuff
  • thicken
  • thrive
  • wax
  • gain weight
  • put flesh on
  • put on weight
  • round out
See also synonyms for: overfed

antonyms for overfeed

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  • decrease
  • contract
  • deflate
  • deplete
  • lose
  • shrink
  • thin
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How to use overfeed in a sentence

Manure well; but remember that it is possible to overfeed the soil of a garden, so as to render it unproductive.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
It is a much more serious risk to overfeed the baby than to underfeed him.
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOL 2 (OF 4)W. GRANT HAGUE
We have to be careful not to overfeed the guests, and yet we must be sure that they have enough to eat.
POND AND STREAMARTHUR RANSOME
Don't Overfeed Invalids.One of the greatest evils to be avoided by those who are nursing the sick is that of over-feeding.
A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE-BOOK TO NATURAL, HYGIENIC AND HUMANE DIETSYDNEY H. BEARD
Some of the Guardians privately hinted to the master that it was unnecessary to overfeed the infant.
GINX'S BABYEDWARD JENKINS
Blair shouted, "Lennard's a born hospital nurse, but he'll overfeed your patient."
A DREAM OF THE NORTH SEAJAMES RUNCIMAN
The London public, he said, overfeed themselves with music; they cannot healthily digest the lengthy menu provided for them.
WAGNER AS I KNEW HIMFERDINAND CHRISTIAN WILHELM PRAEGER
But to overfeed a passage hawk before putting her up to wait on, is to court the loss of her.
THE ART AND PRACTICE OF HAWKINGEDWARD B. MICHELL
We starve the healthful emotions of children in order that we may overfeed their intellects.
CHRISTMAS-TIDEELIZABETH HARRISON
We never overfeed them; it is the only way to keep them hardy, strong, and healthy.
THE LAND OF THE LONG NIGHTPAUL DU CHAILLU
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERFEED

  • augment
  • bloat
  • broaden
  • build up
  • coarsen
  • cram
  • distend
  • expand
  • feed
  • fill
  • gain weight
  • increase
  • overfeed
  • plump
  • put flesh on
  • put on weight
  • round out
  • spread
  • stuff
  • swell
  • thicken
  • thrive
  • wax
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.