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Forage

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Noun

1. eatage, forage, grass, pasturage, pasture

bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle

2. forage, foraging

the act of searching for food and provisions

Verb

3. forage, scrounge

collect or look around for (food)

4. forage

wander and feed

Example Sentences:
'The animals forage in the woods'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Forage

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noun
1. 
food for horses or cattle, esp hay or straw
2. 
the act of searching for food or provisions
3. military
a raid or incursion
verb
4. 
to search (the countryside or a town) for food, provisions, etc
5. (intransitive) military
to carry out a raid
6. (transitive)
to obtain by searching about
7. (transitive)
to give food or other provisions to
8. (transitive)
to feed (cattle or horses) with such food

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Forage

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noun
1. 
food for domestic animals; fodder
2. 
a search for food or provisions
verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈforaged or ˈforaging
3. 
to search for food or provisions
4. 
to search for what one needs or wants
verb transitive
5. 
a. 
to get or take food or provisions from
b.  Rare
to ravage; plunder
6. 
to provide with forage; feed
7. 
to get by foraging

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Forage

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n.
1. Plant material that livestock graze or that is cut and fed to them.
2. The act of looking or searching for food or provisions.
v. for·aged, for·ag·ing, for·ag·es
v.intr.
1. To wander in search of food or provisions.
2. To search for a particular food or foods, often in the wild: foraged for mushrooms; foraging in the farmers' markets for choice produce.
3. To make a raid, as for food: soldiers foraging near an abandoned farm.
4. To conduct a search; rummage: foraged through the clutter in his closet.
v.tr.
1. To collect forage from; strip of food or supplies: troops who were foraging the countryside.
2. Informal To obtain by foraging: foraged a snack from the refrigerator.

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