When a person, say a guest, comes into a house, the host might think "I will feed my guests." But what if the guests need water, would the host say "I will water my guests" -- Because that sounds a bit odd (since water is generally used for plants). Which leads me to my question, is there a word for giving water to a person?

  • "you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink" -saying. Commented Mar 17, 2017 at 5:54
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    Even more confusing: if when you give your guests food, you feed them, what happens when you give them wood?
    – Sven Yargs
    Commented Mar 17, 2017 at 7:02
  • You’ve treed them.
    – Jim
    Commented Mar 17, 2017 at 12:26


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