graze

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
graze

Plural
grazes

  1. A graze is a slight scratch.
    "How did you get a graze on your elbow?" the mother asked her child.

Verb[change]

Plain form
graze

Third-person singular
grazes

Past tense
grazed

Past participle
grazed

Present participle
grazing

A grazing animal.
  1. When animals graze, they eat grass in a meadow or field.
    The cattle graze in the meadow.
  2. If you graze something, you give it a light scratch.
    I accidentally grazed the wall because I wasn't careful moving the table.