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English noun: forage

1. forage (food) bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle

Synonymseatage, grass, pasturage, pasture

Broader (hypernym)fodder

2. forage (act) the act of searching for food and provisions


Broader (hypernym)hunt, hunting, search

English verb: forage

1. forage (possession) collect or look around for (food)


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)hunt, hunt down, run, track down

Narrower (hyponym)rustle

2. forage (consumption) wander and feed

SamplesThe animals forage in the woods.

ExamplesThe animals forage

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)eat, feed

Narrower (hyponym)predate, prey, raven

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