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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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