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English noun: browse

1. browse (group) vegetation (such as young shoots, twigs, and leaves) that is suitable for animals to eat


SamplesA deer needs to eat twenty pounds of browse every day.


Broader (hypernym)botany, flora, vegetation

2. browse (communication) reading superficially or at random


Synonymsbrowsing


Broader (hypernym)reading

3. browse (act) the act of feeding by continual nibbling


Synonymsbrowsing


Broader (hypernym)eating, feeding


English verb: browse

1. browse (possession) shop around; not necessarily buying


SamplesI don't need help, I'm just browsing.


ExamplesIn the summer they like to go out and browse


Synonymsshop


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)look for, search, seek


Narrower (hyponym)antique, comparison-shop, window-shop


Verb groupbrowse, surf


Domain categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilism

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


SamplesThe herd was grazing.


ExamplesThe animals browse


Synonymscrop, graze, pasture, range


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)eat, feed


Verb groupcrop, graze, pasture, range

3. browse (contact) look around casually and randomly, without seeking anything in particular


SamplesBrowse a computer directory.
Surf the internet or the world wide web.


Synonymssurf


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)look for, search, seek


Verb groupbrowse, shop

4. browse (consumption) eat lightly, try different dishes


SamplesThere was so much food at the party that we quickly got sated just by browsing.


ExamplesSam and Sue browse


Synonymsgraze


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)nosh, snack









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