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synonyms for foraging

  • comb
  • rummage
  • scour
  • scrounge
  • beat
  • explore
  • grub
  • hunt
  • pilfer
  • plunder
  • raid
  • rake
  • ransack
  • ravage
  • seek
  • cast about
  • fine-tooth-comb
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antonyms for foraging

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  • aid
  • assist
  • give
  • guard
  • help
  • neglect
  • protect
  • receive
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How to use foraging in a sentence

Moreover, the great irony of California’s robust almond industry is that it has, along with other agricultural pursuits, gradually crowded out natural foraging land for bees.
BEE THEFT IS ALMOST A PERFECT CRIME—BUT THERE’S A NEW SHERIFF IN TOWNANDREW ZALESKIFEBRUARY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The animals were not merely taking advantage of the other’s activities, as happens when fish follow turtles across the seafloor, snapping up critters scattered by their sediment-disturbing foraging.
OCTOPUSES FIND NEW HUNTING BUDDIES - ISSUE 95: ESCAPEBRANDON KEIMJANUARY 28, 2021NAUTILUS
Three months later, Serenity reached her foraging waters along a small island called Farquhar Atoll in the Seychelles archipelago.
HOW SEA TURTLES FIND THEIR WAY - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGJASON G. GOLDMANDECEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
As for the upper frequency range, “they don’t seem to be using it in a foraging context,” he says.
OGRE-FACED SPIDERS CATCH INSECTS OUT OF THE AIR USING SOUND INSTEAD OF SIGHTCURTIS SEGARRAOCTOBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
By eavesdropping on their distant neighbors at night, the whales may gather information about foraging conditions elsewhere in their range.
WE CAN PROTECT WHALES FROM SHIP STRIKES BY TRANSLATING THEIR SONGSKATE BAGGALEYOCTOBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Some Shark Bay dolphins also use a more unusual tool-based foraging method.
DOLPHINS CAN LEARN FROM THEIR PEERS HOW TO USE SHELLS AS TOOLSJACK J. LEEAUGUST 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The foraging party were now provided with their lists, and with certain sums to pay for the things they were to get.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
To escape detection while breaking the orders against foraging, the five men named had stolen from the camp at an early hour.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
The Cossæi, like the neighbouring mountaineers, are for the most part archers, and are always out on foraging parties.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
Some of these foraging parties had encounters with the enemy which would, in ordinary times, rank as respectable battles.
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WORDS RELATED TO FORAGING

  • battening
  • biting
  • champing
  • cropping
  • eating
  • feeding
  • foraging
  • gnawing
  • munching
  • nibbling
  • pasturing
  • ruminating
  • uprooting
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