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Definition 1: the act of grazing - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for graze in the sense of this definition

(graze is a kind of ...) the act of consuming food

Definition 2: a superficial abrasion - [noun denoting state]

(graze is a kind of ...) an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

Definition 3: eat lightly, try different dishes - [verb of consumption]

Samples where graze or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • There was so much food at the party that we quickly got sated just by browsing

Synonyms for graze in the sense of this definition

(graze is a kind of ...) eat a snack; eat lightly

"She never loses weight because she snacks between meals"

Definition 4: scrape gently - [verb of contact]

Samples where graze or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • graze the skin

Synonyms for graze in the sense of this definition

(graze is a kind of ...) touch lightly and briefly

"He brushed the wall lightly"

(... is a kind of graze ) touch the surface of lightly

"His back shaved the counter in passing"

Definition 5: feed as in a meadow or pasture - [verb of contact]

Samples where graze or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the herd was grazing

Synonyms for graze in the sense of this definition

(graze is a kind of ...) take in food; used of animals only

"This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat" "What do whales eat?"

(graze has a similar meaning as ...) let eat

"range the animals in the prairie"

(graze has a similar meaning as ...) let feed in a field or pasture or meadow

Definition 6: break the skin (of a body part) by scraping - [verb of contact]

Samples where graze or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She was grazed by the stray bullet

(graze is a kind of ...) cause injuries or bodily harm to

Definition 7: let feed in a field or pasture or meadow - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for graze in the sense of this definition

(graze is a kind of ...) give food to

"Feed the starving children in India" "don't give the child this tough meat"

(... is a kind of graze ) feed with grass

(... is a kind of graze ) drive slowly and far afield for grazing

"drift the cattle herds westwards"

(graze has a similar meaning as ...) feed as in a meadow or pasture

"the herd was grazing"

(graze belongs to category ...) a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

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