graze definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To feed on growing grasses and herbage.
    • Informal to consume multiple appetizers as a complete meal.
    • Informal for eating snacks through the day rather than complete dishes.
    • To clean or touch anything softly in driving.
    • for eating lawn; to feast upon developing herbage.
    • To yield lawn for grazing.
    • To touch one thing softly in driving.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To prey on (herbage) in a field or on pastureland.
    • To prey on the herbage of (a piece of land).
    • to pay for herbage when it comes to feeding of: This area will graze 30 mind of cattle.
    • to place (livestock) out to feed.
    • To tend (eating livestock) in a pasture.
    • To touch gently in moving; brush. See Synonyms at brush1.
    • To clean or scrape a little; abrade.
    • To feed or provide (cattle, sheep, etc.) with grass; to furnish pasture for.
    • To prey on; for eating (growing herbage); for eating grass from (a pasture); to search.
    • To tend (cattle, etc.) while grazing.
    • To rub or touch softly the top of (something) in moving.
  • noun:
    • The work of cleaning or scraping along a surface.
    • A minor scrape or scratching.
    • The act of grazing; a scratching or hurting softly on moving.
    • A light scratching; a small scratch.
    • The act of grazing; the cropping of lawn.
    • A light touch; a small scrape.
    • The act of grazing or feeding on lawn.
    • The work of grazing or a little abrading; a slight swing or scrape in moving.
    • In gunnery, the stage where a go strikes the floor or liquid and rebounds.
    • a superficial abrasion
    • the act of grazing
  • verb:
    • To feed or provide (cattle, sheep, etc.) with grass; to provide pasture for.
    • To feed on; to consume (developing herbage); for eating lawn from (a pasture); to browse.
    • To have a tendency (cattle, etc.) while grazing.
    • To wipe or touch lightly the outer lining of (anything) in moving.
    • To cause a slight wound to; to scrape.
    • feed like in a meadow or pasture
    • allow feed in a field or pasture or meadow
    • break skin (of a body component) by scraping
    • scrape carefully
    • consume softly, try various dishes
  • others:
    • for eating lawn; prey on developing herbage.
    • to provide grass.
    • To spread and devour, as fire.
    • To feed or supply with growing lawn; furnish pasture for.
    • To feed on; eat growing herbage from.
    • To tend while grazing, as cattle.
    • To touch or wipe softly in driving; brush softly the area of: as, the bullet grazed their cheek; the ship grazed the rocks.
    • To abrade; scrape skin from.
    • to do something with a slight scrubbing or abrading movement; offer a light touch-in going or driving.

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