HyperDic: graze

English > 7 senses of the word graze:
VERBcontactgraze, crop, browse, range, pasturefeed as in a meadow or pasture
contactgrazebreak the skin (of a body part) by scraping
contactgraze, crop, pasturelet feed in a field or pasture or meadow
contactgraze, crease, rakescrape gently
consumptiongraze, browseeat lightly, try different dishes
NOUNstategrazea superficial abrasion
actgraze, grazingthe act of grazing / grazing
graze > pronunciation
Soundsgrey'z
Rhymesablaze ... ways: 57 rhymes with eyz...
English > graze: 7 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA superficial abrasion.
Broaderabrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriationAn abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
Verbsgrazescrape gently
grazebreak the skin (of a body part) by scraping
English > graze: 7 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of grazing / grazing.
Synonymgrazing
Broadereating, feedingThe act of consuming food
Spanishpastoreo
Catalanpasturatge
Verbsgrazeeat lightly, try different dishes
grazescrape gently
grazefeed as in a meadow or pasture
grazebreak the skin (of a body part) by scraping
grazelet feed in a field or pasture or meadow
English > graze: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningfeed as in a meadow or pasture.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe animals graze
Synonymscrop, browse, range, pasture
Broaderfeed, eattake in food
Similar tocrop, graze, pastureLet feed in a field or pasture or meadow
rangeLet eat
Spanishapacentar, llevar a pastar, pacer, pastar, pasturar
Catalanpasturar
Nounsgraze, grazingthe act of grazing / grazing
English > graze: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningbreak the skin (of a body part) by scraping.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
ModelDid he graze his foot?
Example"She was grazed by the stray bullet"
Broaderinjure, woundCause injuries or bodily harm to
Spanishpastar, rascar, rasguñar
Catalanesgarrinxar, rascar
Nounsgrazethe act of grazing / grazing
grazea superficial abrasion
grazingthe act of brushing / brushing against while passing
English > graze: 7 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningLet feed in a field or pasture or meadow.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey graze the animals
Synonymscrop, pasture
Categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
NarrowerdriftDrive slowly and far afield for grazing
grassfeed with grass
Broaderfeed, giveGive food to
Similar tocrop, browse, graze, range, pasturefeed as in a meadow or pasture
Spanishapacentar, pacer, pastar
Nounsgraze, grazingthe act of grazing / grazing
graziera rancher who grazes cattle or sheep for market
English > graze: 7 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningscrape gently.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"graze the skin"
Synonymscrease, rake
Narrowershavetouch the surface of lightly
Broaderbrushtouch lightly and briefly
Spanisharañar, raer, rascar, raspar, rastrillar
Catalanrasclar, raspar, raure
Nounsgrazethe act of grazing / grazing
grazea superficial abrasion
grazingthe act of brushing / brushing against while passing
English > graze: 7 senses > verb 5, consumption
MeaningEat lightly, try different dishes.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue graze
Synonymbrowse
Broadernosh, snackEat a snack
Spanishpastar, picar
Catalanpasturar, péixer
Nounsgrazethe act of grazing / grazing

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