Browse vs Moan - What's the difference?

browse | moan |


As a verb browse

is to scan, to casually look through in order to find items of interest, especially without knowledge of what to look for beforehand.

As a noun browse

is young shoots and twigs.

As a proper noun moan is

anglesey.

browse

English

Verb

(brows)
  • To scan, to casually look through in order to find items of interest, especially without knowledge of what to look for beforehand.
  • To move about while sampling, such as with food or products on display.
  • (computing) To navigate through hyperlinked documents on a computer, usually with a browser.
  • (of an animal) To move about while eating parts of plants, especially plants other than pasture, such as shrubs or trees.
  • To feed on, as pasture; to pasture on; to graze.
  • * Tennyson
  • Fields browsed by deep-uddered kine.

    Derived terms

    * browser * browsable

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Young shoots and twigs.
  • * 1590 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , III.10:
  • And with their horned feet the greene gras wore, / The whiles their Gotes upon the brouzes fedd
  • * Dryden
  • Sheep, goats, and oxen, and the nobler steed, / On browse , and corn, and flowery meadows feed.
  • Fodder for cattle and other animals.
  • * Texas Parks and Wildlife Service, 2007
  • In the Panhandle Area, bison eat browse that includes mesquite and elm.
  • * Colorado State Forest Service, 1997
  • Also, when planting to provide a source of browse for wintering deer and elk, protect seedlings from browsing during the first several years; an electric fence enclosure can offer effective protection.

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    moan

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a low, mournful cry of pain, sorrow or pleasure
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • * 1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , VI.7:
  • Much did the Craven seeme to mone his case […].
  • * Prior
  • Ye floods, ye woods, ye echoes, moan / My dear Columbo, dead and gone.
  • (obsolete) To distress (someone); to sadden.
  • * Beaumont and Fletcher
  • which infinitely moans me
  • To make a moan or similar sound.
  • To say in a moan, or with a moaning voice.
  • ‘Please don't leave me,’ he moaned .
  • (colloquial) To complain; to grumble.
  • Synonyms

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    Derived terms

    * moaner * moany

    See also

    * murmur * protest * lament

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