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Definition of forage verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈfɑrɪdʒ//
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they forage
    he / she / it forages
    past simple foraged
    -ing form foraging
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  1. 1[intransitive] forage (for something) (especially of an animal) to search for food The female only leaves the young when she forages for food.
  2. 2[intransitive] forage (for something) (of a person) to search for something, especially using the hands synonym rummage Her assistant was foraging in a cabinet for some envelopes.
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