FAT'TEN, v.t. fat'n. 1. To make fat; to feed for slaughter; to make fleshy, or plump with fat.2. To make fertile and fruitful; to enrich; as, to fatten land; to fatten fields with blood.3. To feed grossly; to fill.
FAT'TEN, v.i. fat'n. to grow fat or corpulent; to grow plump, thick or fleshy; to be pampered.And villains fatten with the brave man's labor.Tigers and wolves shall in the ocean breed.The whale and dolphin fatten on the mead.