verb (used with object), pas·tured, pas·tur·ing.
verb (used without object), pas·tured, pas·tur·ing.
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Idioms for pasture
- to put in a pasture to graze.
- to dismiss, retire, or use sparingly as being past one's or its prime: Most of our older employees don't want to be put out to pasture.
Origin of pasture
OTHER WORDS FROM pasturepas·tur·al, adjectivepas·ture·less, adjectivepas·tur·er, nounun·pas·tured, adjective
Words nearby pasture
Definition for pasture (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for pasture
Amazonian rainforest is burned for cattle pasture, then abandoned.Capitalism without natural capital isn’t sustainable|Michael J. Coren|September 24, 2020|Quartz
The animals Brown raises are fed grass and raised in pastures.What Happens When Everyone Stays Home to Eat? (Ep. 412)|Stephen J. Dubner|April 9, 2020|Freakonomics
Thus far, Congress has prevented the service from putting the Warthog out to pasture.
The Metropolitan Police said that sending retired horses out to pasture was a common practice.Police Arrest Murdoch Deputy Rebekah Brooks and Husband|Mike Giglio|March 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Pollock opens in 1957 in a rural Ohio pasture overlooking a “holler” called Knockemstiff.
The New Orleans Saints just played their season opener on a pasture of brand-new, emerald-green playing turf.
The soldiers set up camp at the base of the far hill, near the pasture where the Laki children grazed cows.
Bud dismounted to pull down the two top bars of the pasture gate so that their horses could step over.Cow-Country|B. M. Bower
He may wake to find the path along which he drives his beasts to pasture blocked by a hedge.The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century|Richard Henry Tawney
Grettir drove out the horses, but Keingala could not endure the pasture.Grettir The Strong|Unknown
Besides the land regularly used for pasture, the cattle of the village were sent grazing along the roads and in the276 woods.Villainage in England|Paul Vinogradoff
Over the creek she went at one leap; then down through the alder bushes till she came back again into the pasture.The Magic Speech Flower|Melvin Hix
British Dictionary definitions for pasture
Word Origin for pasture
Idioms and Phrases with pasture
see put out to grass (pasture).