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English verb: scavenge

1. scavenge (contact) clean refuse from


SamplesScavenge a street.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)clean, make clean

2. scavenge (contact) collect discarded or refused material


SamplesShe scavenged the garbage cans for food.


ExamplesThe men scavenge the area for animals , The men scavenge for animals in the area


Synonymssalvage


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)collect, garner, gather, pull together

3. scavenge (consumption) feed on carrion or refuse


SamplesHyenas scavenge.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)feed, give

4. scavenge (change) remove unwanted substances from


Synonymsclean


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry









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