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)
How to use pasture in a sentence
How he took me to the top of the pasture and pointed it out.There’s Always Some Killing You Got to Do On a Farm|Eugene Robinson|October 23, 2020|Ozy
Go on, look — maybe at one lying near you right now, curled around his folded legs on a dog bed, or sprawled on his side on the tile floor, paws flitting through the pasture of a dream.Forget Everything You Know About Your Dog (Ep. 436)|Stephen J. Dubner|October 22, 2020|Freakonomics
With his land in the crosshairs, he debated whether to run cows on this pasture or that one, whether to build a barn on a hill that might someday be taken over by Canadian investors.It’s His Land. Now a Canadian Company Gets to Take It.|by Lee van der Voo for ProPublica|October 1, 2020|ProPublica
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
You will find winding pasture for sheep and highland cattle.
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
They are pastoralists, who have dealt with declining pasture for grazing and even less water for living.
Pollock opens in 1957 in a rural Ohio pasture overlooking a “holler” called Knockemstiff.
There was only one reason why Billy Woodchuck didn't exactly care to dig a new home for himself in the pasture just then.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
Many acres of the ranch were profitably let, although by the month only, as pasture both for cows and horses.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
British pasture farming was to be annihilated, and an immense stimulus given to that of our continental rivals.
Let her have one day at the 'mowing,' if you choose, then she'd better be put into that old pasture and left there.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
But when it grows late, even if Frank does not come, they know it is supper time and leave the pasture.Seven O'Clock Stories|Robert Gordon Anderson
British Dictionary definitions for pasture
Word Origin for pasture
Idioms and Phrases with pasture
see put out to grass (pasture).