forage
[ fawr-ij ]
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Part of Speechveb, vebOrigin + Etymology
Middle English;; from the Old French fourrage (noun), fourrager (verb), from fuerre "straw," of Germanic origin and related to "fodder"
Synonyms
veb
rummage comb scour seek
veb
scrounge hunt
Antonyms
veb
lose
veb
starve
Definition
vebto search about; seek; rummage; hunt
vebto wander or go in search of provisions
Examples
vebA) She decided to forage through the basement for something for the costume party. B) They had torn the house apart in their efforts to forage for the missing Easter egg.
vebA) The ranger went into the woods to forage for something to eat and to bring back to the party. B) It was traditional to forage for blackberries for the first summer pie.
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