Pasture vs Providence - What's the difference?

pasture | providence |

As nouns the difference between pasture and providence

is that pasture is land on which cattle can be kept for feeding while providence is .

As a verb pasture

is to move animals into a to graze.




(en noun)
  • Land on which cattle can be kept for feeding.
  • Ground covered with grass or herbage, used or suitable for the grazing of livestock.
  • * Bible, Psalms xxiii. 2
  • He maketh me to lie down in green pastures .
  • * Shakespeare
  • So graze as you find pasture .
  • (obsolete) Food, nourishment.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , III.x:
  • Ne euer is he wont on ought to feed, / But toades and frogs, his pasture poysonous [...].

    Derived terms

    * pasture rose * pasture thistle


  • To move animals into a to graze.
  • To graze.
  • To feed, especially on growing grass; to supply grass as food for.
  • The farmer pastures''' fifty oxen; the land will '''pasture forty cows.


    * ----



    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • Divine care or direction, the will of God or the gods; fate
  • Any of several cities named for this force, particularly the capital of the American state of Rhode Island