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English noun: pasture

1. pasture (location) a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock


Synonymsgrazing land, lea, ley, pastureland


Broader (hypernym)grassland


Narrower (hyponym)common land, commons, cow pasture


Part meronymcountry, rural area

2. pasture (food) bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle


Synonymseatage, forage, grass, pasturage


Broader (hypernym)fodder


English verb: pasture

1. pasture (contact) let feed in a field or pasture or meadow


ExamplesThey pasture the animals


Synonymscrop, graze


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)feed, give


Narrower (hyponym)drift, grass


Verb groupbrowse, crop, graze, pasture, range


Domain categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna

2. pasture (contact) feed as in a meadow or pasture


SamplesThe herd was grazing.


ExamplesThe animals pasture


Synonymsbrowse, crop, graze, range


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)eat, feed


Verb groupcrop, graze, pasture, range









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