- 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 [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.
NAmE//ˈfɔrɪdʒ//, NAmE//ˈfɑrɪdʒ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they forage
,he / she / it forages
,past simple foraged
,-ing form foraging