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"graze" in British English

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grazeverb

uk   /ɡreɪz/ us   /ɡreɪz/
  • graze verb (SURFACE)

[T] to break the surface of the skin by rubbing against something rough: He fell down and grazed his knee. He was lucky, the bullet just grazed his leg.
[T] If an object grazes something, it touches its surface lightly when it passes it: The aircraft's landing gear grazed the treetops as it landed.
  • graze verb (FOOD)

[I or T] to (cause animals to) eat grass: The cows were grazing. The farmer grazes cattle on this land in the summer months.
[I] informal to eat small amounts of food many times during the day instead of sitting down to eat meals at particular times: No dinner for me, thanks - I've been grazing all day.

grazenoun [C]

uk   /ɡreɪz/ us   /ɡreɪz/
(Definition of graze from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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grazeverb

us   /ɡreɪz/
  • graze verb (HURT SLIGHTLY)

[T] to touch and rub against something while passing it, causing slight damage: The bullet only grazed his leg.
  • graze verb (EAT)

[I/T] (of animals) to eat grass, or to cause animals to feed on grass: [I] Cows grazed in the field.
(Definition of graze from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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