for•agePronunciation: (fôr'ij, for'-), [key]
—n., v., -aged, -ag•ing.
food for horses or cattle; fodder; provender.
the seeking or obtaining of such food.
the act of searching for provisions of any kind.
to wander or go in search of provisions.
to search about; seek; rummage; hunt: He went foraging in the attic for old mementos.
to make a raid.
to collect forage from; strip of supplies; plunder: to forage the countryside.
to supply with forage.
to obtain by foraging.
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