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1. pasture

noun. ['ˈpæstʃɝ'] a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock.

Synonyms

  • ley
  • grazing land
  • commons
  • cow pasture
  • common land
  • country
  • grassland
  • lea
  • rural area

Antonyms

  • take
  • borrow
  • breastfeed
  • bottlefeed

Etymology

  • pastour (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Pasture

  • fixture
  • gesture
  • goodpasture
  • mixture
  • moisture
  • posture
  • texture

How do you pronounce pasture?

Pronounce pasture as ˈpæsʧər.

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Sentences with pasture


1. Noun, singular or mass
Hay is a vital part of the diet if the horse is not on good pasture.

2. Verb, past participle
If you have pasture, your pygmies can graze while grasses are abundant.

Quotes about pasture


1. All equestrians, if they last long enough, learn that riding in whatever form is a lifelong sport and art, an endeavor that is both familiar and new every time you take the horse out of his stall or pasture.
- Jane Smiley

2. Love is a green sky on a blue pasture, and I am the flying cow eating it all up.
- Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18-81.

2. pasture

noun. ['ˈpæstʃɝ'] bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle.

Synonyms

  • grass
  • fodder
  • pasturage
  • forage

Antonyms

  • fold
  • uncover
  • deny
  • withdraw

Etymology

  • pastour (Anglo-Norman)

3. pasture

verb. ['ˈpæstʃɝ'] feed as in a meadow or pasture.

Synonyms

  • crop
  • browse
  • eat
  • range
  • feed

Antonyms

  • explode
  • stay
  • stand still
  • inelasticity

Etymology

  • pastour (Anglo-Norman)

4. pasture

verb. ['ˈpæstʃɝ'] let feed in a field or pasture or meadow.

Synonyms

  • graze
  • give
  • crop
  • browse
  • range
  • drift
  • feed

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow
  • refuse
  • shrink

Etymology

  • pastour (Anglo-Norman)
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