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Synonyms for graze
greɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. graze(noun)

    a superficial abrasion

    Synonyms:
    grazing

  2. graze, grazing(verb)

    the act of grazing

    Synonyms:
    shaving, grazing, skimming

  3. crop, browse, graze, range, pasture(verb)

    feed as in a meadow or pasture

    "the herd was grazing"

    Synonyms:
    rove, vagabond, crease, dress, rank, ramble, clip, range, run, surf, stray, rake, browse, place, roll, trim, array, cast, straddle, pasture, prune, wander, shop, grade, lay out, swan, tramp, crop, work, rate, cultivate, drift, cut back, snip, lop, order, roam, set out

  4. graze(verb)

    break the skin (of a body part) by scraping

    "She was grazed by the stray bullet"

    Synonyms:
    range, crease, pasture, browse, crop, rake

  5. crop, graze, pasture(verb)

    let feed in a field or pasture or meadow

    Synonyms:
    crop, clip, snip, trim, pasture, cut back, prune, range, lop, cultivate, work, dress, crease, rake, browse

  6. graze, crease, rake(verb)

    scrape gently

    "graze the skin"

    Synonyms:
    pasture, crease, furrow, scan, ruckle, rumple, skim, browse, crisp, run down, crop, range, glance over, rake, wrinkle, scrunch, crinkle, scrunch up, crumple

  7. browse, graze(verb)

    eat lightly, try different dishes

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

    Synonyms:
    surf, pasture, crease, range, shop, rake, browse, crop

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. graze

    Synonyms:
    shave, scrape, skim, abrade, shear

    Antonyms:
    strike, impinge, collide, encounter

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. graze(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    eat grass, feed upon grass

  2. graze(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    feed with grass

  3. graze(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    feed upon, eat grass from

  4. graze(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    shave, scrape, skim, touch lightly (in passing over)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    scratch, scrape

How to pronounce graze?

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How to use graze in a sentence?

  1. William Ja:

    Eat in moderation and graze over a longer period, rather than gorge over a short time.

  2. Shane Lewis:

    You can rustle a chip packet and they know what’s in there, that makes them aggressive. Greg Piper said when Greg Piper visited the site, Greg Piper saw tourists holding out apples, bananas, corn chips and other processed foods to the wild animals, The Guardian reported. Kangaroos typically graze on grasses. A nutritionist for a zoo in Australia said disrupting a kangaroo's diet can result in aggression and health problems. ( Facebook/Kroosn Shuttle Service Pty Ltd) Disrupting the kangaroo’s natural diet can cause health problems, such as stomach ulcers, and cause aggression, according to the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection.

  3. Catharine MacKinnon:

    I've seen heads of companies get everyone together and actually say, 'We don't do this here. You don't come here to graze on the women'.

  4. Daniel Morgan:

    Clearly their bankers have whispered in their ears, alerting them that the grass is high in public markets and now is the time to graze because a drought is coming.

  5. Jim Kenney:

    I had the opportunity to speak to the six officers, they're all in good spirits and obviously it was a very traumatic experience for them, i was talking to one of the officers who had the graze wound to the head and he had two little boys -- they looked like they were 9 or 10 years old, 8 or 9 years old -- and kept on thinking about how their lives would have changed with just a little more difference in space.


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