F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fed]
    • /fɛd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fed]
    • /fɛd/

Definitions of feds word

  • noun feds the Fed, Informal. the Federal Reserve System. 1
  • noun feds the Federal Reserve Board. 1
  • noun feds Plural form of fed. 1

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Origin of feds

First appearance:

before 1915
One of the 14% newest English words
First recorded in 1915-20; by shortening

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Feds


feds popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 94% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

feds usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for feds

noun feds

  • legislature — a deliberative body of persons, usually elective, who are empowered to make, change, or repeal the laws of a country or state; the branch of government having the power to make laws, as distinguished from the executive and judicial branches of government.
  • management — the act or manner of managing; handling, direction, or control.
  • ministry — the service, functions, or profession of a minister of religion.
  • cabinet — A cabinet is a cupboard used for storing things such as medicine or alcoholic drinks or for displaying decorative things in.
  • bureau — A bureau is an office, organization, or government department that collects and distributes information.

Antonyms for feds

noun feds

  • ignoramus — an extremely ignorant person.
  • proletariat — common people, working class
  • amateur — An amateur is someone who does something as a hobby and not as a job.
  • student — a person formally engaged in learning, especially one enrolled in a school or college; pupil: a student at Yale.
  • rookie — an athlete playing his or her first season as a member of a professional sports team: The rookie replaced the injured regular at first base.

Top questions with feds

  • what are feds?
  • when will feds raise interest rates?

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