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Browse vs. Graze

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Browseverb

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

Grazenoun

The act of grazing; a scratching or injuring lightly on passing.

Browseverb

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

Grazenoun

A light abrasion; a slight scratch.

Browseverb

To navigate through hyperlinked documents on a computer, usually with a browser.

Grazeverb

(transitive) To feed or supply (cattle, sheep, etc.) with grass; to furnish pasture for.

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Browseverb

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

Grazeverb

(ambitransitive) To feed on; to eat (growing herbage); to eat grass from (a pasture)

‘Cattle graze in the meadows.’;

Browseverb

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

Grazeverb

(transitive) To tend (cattle, etc.) while grazing.

Browsenoun

(uncountable) Young shoots and twigs.

Grazeverb

(intransitive) To eat periodically throughout the day, rather than at fixed mealtimes.

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Browsenoun

(uncountable) Fodder for cattle and other animals.

Grazeverb

To shoplift by consuming food or drink items before reaching the checkout.

Browsenoun

(countable) That which one browses through; something to read.

Grazeverb

(transitive) To rub or touch lightly the surface of (a thing) in passing.

‘the bullet grazed the wall’;

Browsenoun

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

‘Sheep, goats, and oxen, and the nobler steed,On browse, and corn, and flowery meadows feed.’;

Grazeverb

(transitive) To cause a slight wound to; to scratch.

‘to graze one's knee’;

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Browseverb

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

‘Yes, like the stag, when snow the plasture sheets,The barks of trees thou browsedst.’;

Grazeverb

(intransitive) To yield grass for grazing.

Browseverb

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

‘Fields . . . browsed by deep-uddered kine.’;

Grazeverb

To feed or supply (cattle, sheep, etc.) with grass; to furnish pasture for.

‘A field or two to graze his cows.’;

Browseverb

To look casually through (a book, books, or a set of documents), reading those parts which arouse one's interest. Contrasted with scan, in which one typically is searching for something specific.

Grazeverb

To feed on; to eat (growing herbage); to eat grass from (a pasture); to browse.

‘The lambs with wolves shall graze the verdant mead.’;

Browseverb

To look at a series of electronic documents on a computer screen by means of a browser{2}.

Grazeverb

To tend (cattle, etc.) while grazing.

‘When Jacob grazed his uncle Laban's sheep.’;

Browseverb

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

Grazeverb

To rub or touch lightly the surface of (a thing) in passing; as, the bullet grazed the wall.

Browseverb

To pasture; to feed; to nibble; to graze.

Grazeverb

To eat grass; to feed on growing herbage; as, cattle graze on the meadows.

Browseverb

To look casually through a book, books, or a set of documents, reading those parts which arouse one's interest.

Grazeverb

To yield grass for grazing.

‘The ground continueth the wet, whereby it will never graze to purpose.’;

Browseverb

To search through a group of items to find something, not previously specified, which may be of interest.

Grazeverb

To touch something lightly in passing.

Browsenoun

reading superficially or at random

Grazenoun

The act of grazing; the cropping of grass.

‘Turning him out for a graze on the common.’;

Browsenoun

the act of feeding by continual nibbling

Grazenoun

A light touch; a slight scratch.

Browseverb

shop around; not necessarily buying;

‘I don't need help, I'm just browsing’;

Grazenoun

a superficial abrasion

Browseverb

feed as in a meadow or pasture;

‘the herd was grazing’;

Grazenoun

the act of grazing

Browseverb

look around casually and randomly, without seeking anything in particular;

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

Grazeverb

feed as in a meadow or pasture;

‘the herd was grazing’;

Browseverb

eat lightly, try different dishes;

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

Grazeverb

break the skin (of a body part) by scraping;

‘She was grazed by the stray bullet’;

Grazeverb

let feed in a field or pasture or meadow

Grazeverb

scrape gently;

‘graze the skin’;

Grazeverb

eat lightly, try different dishes;

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

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