April 19, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
graze /ˈgreɪz/ verb
graze
/ˈgreɪz/
verb

grazes; grazed; grazing

Sheep grazing in a field
Sheep grazing in a field
Learner's definition of GRAZE

1 a of an animal : to eat grass or other plants that are growing in a field, pasture, etc.

[no object]

  • The cattle grazed (on grass) in the field.

  • grazing cattle

[+ object]

  • fields grazed by cattle

1 b [+ object] : to cause (animals) to graze

  • We grazed our cattle on the front pasture.

2 [no object] : to eat small amounts of food at many times during the day

  • She was grazing on snacks all afternoon.

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