a superficial abrasion
the act of grazing
crop, browse, graze, range, pasture(verb)
feed as in a meadow or pasture
"the herd was grazing"
break the skin (of a body part) by scraping
"She was grazed by the stray bullet"
crop, graze, pasture(verb)
let feed in a field or pasture or meadow
graze, crease, rake(verb)
"graze the skin"
eat lightly, try different dishes
"There was so much food at the party that we quickly got sated just by browsing"
The act of grazing; a scratching or injuring lightly on passing.
A light abrasion; a slight scratch.
To feed or supply (cattle, sheep, etc.) with grass; to furnish pasture for.
To feed on; to eat (growing herbage); to eat grass from (a pasture); to browse.
cattle graze on the meadows
To tend (cattle, etc.) while grazing.
To rub or touch lightly the surface of (a thing) in passing.
the bullet grazed the wall
To cause a slight wound to; to scratch.
to graze one's knee
to feed or supply (cattle, sheep, etc.) with grass; to furnish pasture for
to feed on; to eat (growing herbage); to eat grass from (a pasture); to browse
to tend (cattle, etc.) while grazing
to rub or touch lightly the surface of (a thing) in passing; as, the bullet grazed the wall
to eat grass; to feed on growing herbage; as, cattle graze on the meadows
to yield grass for grazing
to touch something lightly in passing
the act of grazing; the cropping of grass
a light touch; a slight scratch
Origin: [OE. grasen, AS. grasian, fr. grs grass. See Grass.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
grāz, v.t. to eat or feed on grass: to feed or supply with grass: (obs.) to tend while grazing.—v.i. to eat grass: to supply grass.—ns. Graz′er, an animal which grazes; Grazier (grā′zhėr), one who grazes or pastures cattle and rears them for the market; Graz′ing, the act of feeding on grass: the feeding or raising of cattle. [From grass.]
grāz, v.t. to pass lightly along the surface. [Ety. dub.; perh. only a special use of graze above; perh. coined from rase (Fr. raser), the initial g due to the analogy of grate.]
The numerical value of graze in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of graze in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Eat in moderation and graze over a longer period, rather than gorge over a short time.
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Translations for graze
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- пашчы, пасвіць, пасвіццаBelarusian
- пастиOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- Kratzer, touchierenGerman
- γρατζούνισμα, γρατζουνιά, γδέρνωGreek
- arañar, pastar, rasguñar, rasguño, pacerSpanish
- raapaisu, naarmu, paimentaa, raapaista, naarmuttaa, naarmuttaminen, laiduntaaFinnish
- faire paître, paître, éraflure, brouterFrench
- legeltet, súrol, karcol, súrolás, karcolás, legelHungarian
- արածեցնել, արածելArmenian
- bíta grasIcelandic
- sbucciatura, brucare, pascere, pascolare, escoriazione, sfiorareItalian
- pābulor, pascoLatin
- hani, miri, kai karaehe, waniMāori
- grazen, schampenDutch
- gå på gress, beite, gresseNorwegian
- arranhão, ralado, pastar, arranhar, ralar, raspado, [[dar]] [[de]] [[pastar]], rasparPortuguese
- paște, păstoriRomanian
- пасти, содрать, царапина, царапать, поцарапать, ссадить, задевание, ссадина, пастисьRussian
- pȃsti, па̑стиSerbo-Croatian
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