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  1. pas·ture
    IPA[ˈpasCHər]
  2. noun

    • 1. land covered with grass and other low plants suitable for grazing animals, especially cattle or sheep:

      areas of rich meadow pasture many a horse was put out to pasture there grassy pastures a range of pasture grasses
    • 2. used to refer to a person's situation in life:

      he has departed for the greener pastures of a corner office

    verb

    • 1. put (animals) in a pasture to graze:

      they pastured their cows in the water meadow
    • 2. (of animals) graze:

      the livestock pastured and the crops grew
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: pasture, plural noun: pastures

    • noun

      land covered with grass and other low plants suitable for grazing animals, especially cattle or sheep:

      used to refer to a person's situation in life:

    • verb

      put (animals) to graze in a pasture:

      (of animals) graze:

    • noun

      a wild rose of the eastern US with deep pink flowers and straight, thin thorns.
    • noun

      land of no value.
    • force someone to retire
    • force someone to retire
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