Definitions of Fed
  1. noun
    any federal law-enforcement officer
    synonyms: Federal, federal official
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    type of:
    agent, federal agent
    any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau
  2. noun
    the central bank of the United States; incorporates 12 Federal Reserve branch banks and all national banks and state-chartered commercial banks and some trust companies
    “the Fed seeks to control the United States economy by raising and lowering short-term interest rates and the money supply”
    synonyms: FRS, Federal Reserve, Federal Reserve System
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    type of:
    central bank
    a government monetary authority that issues currency and regulates the supply of credit and holds the reserves of other banks and sells new issues of securities for the government
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