Definition of Feud

1. Noun. A bitter quarrel between two parties.

Generic synonyms: Battle, Conflict, Struggle
Specialized synonyms: Blood Feud, Vendetta



2. Verb. Carry out a feud. "The two professors have been feuding for years"
Generic synonyms: Contend, Fight, Struggle

Definition of Feud

1. n. A combination of kindred to avenge injuries or affronts, done or offered to any of their blood, on the offender and all his race.

2. n. A stipendiary estate in land, held of superior, by service; the right which a vassal or tenant had to the lands or other immovable thing of his lord, to use the same and take the profists thereof hereditarily, rendering to his superior such duties and services as belong to military tenure, etc., the property of the soil always remaining in the lord or superior; a fief; a fee.

Definition of Feud

1. Noun. A state of long-standing mutual hostility. ¹

2. Noun. (''professional wrestling slang'') In professional wrestling, when two rival wrestlers engage in a series of matches; often has an angle tied to it. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To carry on a feud. ¹

4. Noun. An estate granted to a vassal by a feudal lord in exchange for service ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Feud

1. to engage in a feud (a bitter, continuous hostility) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Feud

1. 1. A combination of kindred to avenge injuries or affronts, done or offered to any of their blood, on the offender and all his race. 2. A contention or quarrel; especially, an inveterate strife between families, clans, or parties; deadly hatred; contention satisfied only by bloodshed. "Mutual feuds and battles betwixt their several tribes and kindreds." (Purchas) Synonym: Affray, fray, broil, contest, dispute, strife. Origin: OE. Feide, AS. Fh, fr. Fah hostile; akin to OHG. Fhida, G. Fehde, Sw. Fejd, D. Feide; prob. Akin to E. Fiend. See Foe. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feud

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feud (current term)
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