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Princeton's WordNet

  1. browsenoun

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

    "a deer needs to eat twenty pounds of browse every day"

  2. browse, browsingnoun

    reading superficially or at random

  3. browse, browsingverb

    the act of feeding by continual nibbling

  4. shop, browseverb

    shop around; not necessarily buying

    "I don't need help, I'm just browsing"

  5. crop, browse, graze, range, pastureverb

    feed as in a meadow or pasture

    "the herd was grazing"

  6. browse, surfverb

    look around casually and randomly, without seeking anything in particular

    "browse a computer directory"; "surf the internet or the world wide web"

  7. browse, grazeverb

    eat lightly, try different dishes

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


  1. browsenoun

    The shrub and tree parts eaten by browsing animals.

  2. browseverb

    To scan, to casually look through in order to find items of interest, especially without knowledge of what to look for beforehand.

  3. browseverb

    To move about while sampling, such as with food or products on display.

  4. browseverb

    To successively load hyperlinked documents on a computer, usually with a browser.

  5. browseverb

    To move about while eating parts of plants, especially plants other than pasture, such as shrubs or trees.

  6. Etymology: From brouster, from broster.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Browsenoun

    the tender branches or twigs of trees and shrubs, fit for the food of cattle and other animals; green food

  2. Browsenoun

    to eat or nibble off, as the tender branches of trees, shrubs, etc.; -- said of cattle, sheep, deer, and some other animals

  3. Browsenoun

    to feed on, as pasture; to pasture on; to graze

  4. Browseverb

    to feed on the tender branches or shoots of shrubs or trees, as do cattle, sheep, and deer

  5. Browseverb

    to pasture; to feed; to nibble


  1. Browse

    Browse is an unincorporated area of Washington County in southwestern Utah near Interstate 15. Browse is in a transitional climate zone as it is located between St. George, Utah at about 2800 feet above sea level in the Mojave Desert and Cedar City, Utah in the Great Basin at nearly 5900 feet. The Hurricane Cliffs, part of the Colorado Plateau, are directly to the east. This area contains species of desert plants and animals in one location that otherwise would be unique to each of the three above mentioned desert regions. There are no services in Browse. The area is used by ranchers to graze cattle. Hikers, campers, mountain bikers, and wilderness enthusiasts visit due to its close proximity to Interstate 15. Currently the United States Bureau of Land Management is attempting to allow natural plants and animals to return after a large wildfire burned much of the area in 2003. Browse is located at 37°14′22″N 113°21′39″W / 37.239333°N 113.360775°W.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Browse

    browz, v.t. and v.i. to feed on the shoots or leaves of plants.—ns. Browse, Brows′ing, the shoots and leaves of plants: fodder: the action of the verb browse. [O. Fr. brouster (Fr. brouter)—broust, a sprout.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. browse

    A light kind of dunnage.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of browse in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of browse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of browse in a Sentence

  1. Saul Kavonic:

    These factors, combined with the greatly reduced appetite for large-scale greenfield investments in the current market conditions, made it quite a herculean task to achieve partner alignment to sanction Browse.

  2. The CMA:

    Apple and Google control the major gateways through which people download apps or browse the web on their mobiles -- whether they want to shop, play games, stream music or watch TV, we're looking into whether this could be creating problems for consumers and the businesses that want to reach people through their phones.

  3. Facebook Inc on Tuesday:

    This means sellers who opt to list items for shipping can reach more buyers and get paid securely - and buyers can browse from a wider selection and be confident that their purchase is protected with buyer protection.

  4. Michaela Coel:

    Write the tales that scare you, that make you feel uncertain that isn't comfortable. I dare you, in a world that entices us to browse through the lives of others to help us better determine how we feel about ourselves and to in turn feel the need to be constantly visible -- for visibility these days seems to somehow equate to success -- do not be afraid to disappear. From it, from us, for a while and see what comes to you in the silence.

  5. Michael Munger:

    It's a spot where you can go to have all of the guidelines in one site or many of the guidelines in one site, michael Munger can browse by specialty ; Michael Munger can browse by what the organization was that was contributing ; all of those are really nice features to be able to utilize.

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