Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun graze

2 senses of graze

Sense 1
graze -- (a superficial abrasion)
       => abrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriation -- (an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off)

Sense 2
graze, grazing -- (the act of grazing)
       => eating, feeding -- (the act of consuming food)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb graze

5 senses of graze

Sense 1
crop, browse, graze, range, pasture -- (feed as in a meadow or pasture; "the herd was grazing")
       => feed, eat -- (take in food; used of animals only; "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?")

Sense 2
graze -- (break the skin (of a body part) by scraping; "She was grazed by the stray bullet")
       => injure, wound -- (cause injuries or bodily harm to)

Sense 3
crop, graze, pasture -- (let feed in a field or pasture or meadow)
       => feed, give -- (give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat")

Sense 4
graze, crease, rake -- (scrape gently; "graze the skin")
       => brush -- (touch lightly and briefly; "He brushed the wall lightly")

Sense 5
browse, graze -- (eat lightly, try different dishes; "There was so much food at the party that we quickly got sated just by browsing")
       => nosh, snack -- (eat a snack; eat lightly; "She never loses weight because she snacks between meals")

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