There are 2 main translations of graze in Spanish

: graze1graze2

graze1

pastar, v.

Pronunciation /ɡreɪz//ɡreɪz/

intransitive verb

Farming

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    (sheep/cattle) pastar
    (cattle/sheep) pacer
    • In the open-field areas of northern France they could glean after harvest and their cattle could graze on the stubble.
    • Areas unsuited for cultivation are used to graze large herds of sheep, cattle, and goats.
    • As the inspector said, the land remains grassed and it would be possible for sheep to graze on it, but it retains physical features identified with the previous unauthorised use.
    • Cattle and sheep graze on pastures grown from its waters.
    • Ranchers graze cattle and water buffalo on floodplain grasslands to produce meat and secondarily dairy products.
    • It also shows the 18 th-century pleasure lake curving round the west and south of the building and includes cattle and sheep grazing in the parkland.
    • The main form of agriculture was pastoral with cattle and sheep being grazed on unenclosed lands.
    • Soweto's informal farmers, whose cattle graze on open land around the township, will soon have land officially provided for them.
    • They reach weaning age while still consuming a diet mostly composed of milk, while their mothers graze on grass.
    • Apparently, having the Freedom of the City of Galway means that you can graze your cattle anywhere in the city, even in Eyre Square.
    • The award is something of a quaint relic - freemen have the right to graze sheep on common ground.
    • We graze sheep and cattle on a couple of hundred properties.
    • He also explained that in summer some herders migrate further up the mountain, moving into summer shacks, to let their cattle graze on better and different kinds of plants.
    • Mr Thompson said his main concern was that the farmers who usually grazed their cattle on the common land were running out of feed.
    • He was picked up from the forest when he went there to graze his cattle.
    • There were a lot of townhouses which were surrounded by land which was used to graze the cattle and other livestock belonging to the wealthy inhabitants.
    • About 46,000 cattle and sheep graze on Dartmoor, already declared a no-go area for walking, horse riding and other recreational uses.
    • For comparison, he let cattle graze on two pastures, and fenced them out and made hay from two other pastures.
    • Each year during harvest time, this rural community in Mali is host to two nomadic groups that come to graze their cattle or to work as herders.
    • Lloyd began with the idea of a common pasture on which villagers could graze their cattle.
    • The farmer wants to graze cattle on the chalk downland.
    • They've come south to graze their cattle and trade in the dry season from time immemorial.
    • They end up hired to watch a huge herd of sheep grazing on Brokeback Mountain for the summer.
    • Another concern is the welfare of their cows, following reports from other farmers, who already had pylons on their land, that livestock refuses to graze on the grass under the lines.
    • This fungus helps the fescue survive tough conditions but also produces many compounds that are poisonous to cattle if they graze on it continuously.
    • They are not allowed to use the park for grazing cattle as they used to.
    • Streams from the mountains' snows converged, so there was water for thriving crops like grapes and olives and lush grasses for cattle to graze on.
    • Livestock grazing in fields far away from their home farm may not be allowed to return, as movement of these animals risks spreading the disease further.
    • If you open up the commons for everyone to graze their sheep, one person is going to go get their whole flock.
    • The sheep are allowed to graze on rangeland for a good part of the year and are very healthy.
    • Ordinary people had the right to graze their cattle and grow their crops on common lands, even though they did not technically own them.
    • Because cattle cannot climb to higher elevations, producers tend to graze their cattle in semiflat and flat lands, where precipitation is lower.
    • Neighbours, who had been using the vacant land to graze their sheep, feel they have the right to continue to do so.
    • While few crops are grown in this hot, flat region, the grassland provides ample space to graze cattle.
    • When the flood plains dry up cattle graze on the succulent marsh grass which grew while the plains were filled with water.
    • This does not prevent shepherds from trying to graze their sheep wherever something green can be found inside the town.
    • This was used in a Talley System which worked like this: Suppose I lent you 5 sheep to graze on your field and cut your grass, I would make a mark for each sheep on a stick.
    • Lambs graze on organic grass on the farm, where the family also rears free-range pigs and then cure their own bacon on the premises.
    • Then they marveled at robins and gophers and chased after a huge herd of cattle grazing on a lush green pasture behind a fence by a big placid pond, which the cemetery overlooks.
    • Grass-fed beef is just that - herds of cattle grazing peacefully on a grassy prairie, just like in the Old West.

transitive verb

Farming

  • 1

    (cattle/sheep) pastar
    (cattle/sheep) pastorear
    (sheep/cattle) apacentar
  • 2

    (field/meadow) usar para pastoreo
    • The meadows are cut for hay in late summer, and the regrowth is then grazed by cattle or sheep.
    • A patchwork of hedgerowed fields grazed by Friesian cows swept down from the house to a marshy buttercup-dappled plateau below, where the river ran beside the railway track.
    • White hart deer graze the lawns, said to be descended from two white harts given by Elizabeth 1 to her god-child Elizabeth Norreys.
    • Sheep graze the area between midsummer and late autumn to prevent the fields deteriorating into scrubland and no nutrients are placed on the land to create better conditions for flora and fauna to flourish.
    • Winter and spring cereals, potatoes and sugar beet are grown, while cattle graze old pastures and hay is made on ancient hay meadows.
    • Wild garlic can also cause off flavor in milk from animals grazing infested pastures.
    • The horses do not graze these fields, but I think the no-till idea will be of benefit when the pastures themselves need seeding.
    • Sheep have grazed this area on and off for over 1,000 years and we sought the advice of English Nature before expanding the area managed by grazing.
    • Vineyards and orchards flourish, and sheep and goats graze the hills.
    • I accept that both the sheep and horses will graze the land.
    • After an hour or so, he spotted a large deer grazing a small patch of surviving grass.
    • Performance of cattle grazing tall fescue is often lower than that of cattle grazing other grasses.
    • Rhino species grazed temperate grasslands and tundra, and many were covered with a thick coat of hair.
    • Cattle grazed the pastures where prairie hens, quail and coyote roamed.
    • Delayed aftergrass will result in calves grazing worminfected pastures for longer.
    • A sufficient number of animals should be placed on the pasture to graze the grass down in less than 10 days.
    • The track then passes over a new bridge made with the reclaimed railway sleepers, and overlooks a field grazed by cows.
    • In your proposal you talk about cheetahs hunting pronghorn and elephants grazing Great Plains grasslands.
    • Most mainland and island salt marshes are grazed by cattle or sheep.
    • He's still there, but the island is no longer a monocultural grassland grazed by feral pigs.

There are 2 main translations of graze in Spanish

: graze1graze2

graze2

rasguñarse, v.

Pronunciation /ɡreɪz//ɡreɪz/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (cut, injure)
    (elbow/knee) rasguñarse
    (elbow/knee) rasparse
    the driver was only grazed el conductor solo sufrió rasguños
    • I proceeded to fall over and graze my knee badly, and decided to leave.
    • She said he had bumped his head and grazed his knee.
    • Today he came running down the path so fast that he got the speed wobbles and went sprawling onto the concrete before he reached me, grazing his knee.
    • Thomas had followed his father's gaze and looking down he could see the number of swellings and bruises grazing his body.
    • I seem to be OK, though - my knees are grazed (but not too badly), and the toes of my left foot are evidently a bit sprained.
    • The shoulder pad on his left side had been grazed, exposing his skin beneath.
    • She walked uneasily across the rocky coastline as if it had been her who had downed that crate load of wine, and continued to fall at regular intervals, further grazing her skin and tearing her dress.
    • She pushed up her sleeve to reveal a bandage on her arm where the first spearhead grazed her skin.
    • The blade at least hadn't sunken into the cut just grazed her skin.
    • He grazed the skin under my left eye, and I felt a small sting as the cut began to bleed.
    • I grazed my skin on the rough pavement, and now had twin bleeding elbows.
    • A painful red stroke appeared on her chest as the sword grazed her skin.
    • I tried to take a step forward but ended up grazing my knee on a piece of dead bark lying about.
    • At the moment it seems you could sue the council for tripping up and grazing your knee on the pavement.
    • The thorns pierced my skin and grazed my arms and neck.
    • She landed hard, eagle-spread on the ground, feeling the damp cold rough surface graze her back.
    • Or they race around the school yard, covered in a layer of gravel, waiting to fall and graze their knees.
    • I felt one graze the skin on my cheek, when I wiped it off, there was blood smeared on my fingers.
    • I can remember my stomach churning when one of my children would take a risk while playing a game and then fall and graze their knee.
    • Three of the bullets missed me and one superficially grazed my skin.
  • 2

    (touch, brush)
    rozar
    the bullet grazed his arm la bala le rozó el brazo
    • She saw him smile lovingly when his fingers grazed her cheek and touched her hair.
    • Gently, she touched his cheek, grazed her fingertips along his square jaw.
    • Ame was now walking down the staircase, her hands lightly grazing the railing.
    • Someone's lips grazed the bare skin just above her neckline.
    • His fingers were so gentle, just barely grazing my skin.
    • Playing with the neckline of his jersey, she grazed her finger lightly against the side of his throat.
    • As he reached the top button his fingers lightly grazed my back causing a shiver to go down my spine.
    • Her lips grazed his ear lightly as she whispered, ‘Thank you,’ into his ear.
    • She felt his hand grazing hers, and looked up at him, but his attention was suddenly diverted.
    • She smiled softly and slipped her arms up around his neck, her lips lightly grazing his neck as she rested her head on his shoulder.
    • I was really surprised when he brought his hand up and as lightly as possible grazed my hot cheek.
    • Her long, curled eyelashes just grazed the skin underneath them.
    • The cool touch of fingertips grazed the back of his neck.
    • Her long dark hair flowed over her shoulder lightly grazing the sleepy girl's arm.
    • She wandered over to one of the punching bags and ran her fingers along the vinyl material softly, her fingertips just barely grazing the cold surface.
    • Wet tawny curls framed her face and grazed her shoulders lightly, bangs falling over her forehead.
    • She reached out a hand toward him and lightly grazed his shoulder.
    • He whispered into her ear, his lips grazing her skin.
    • Evan pulled me closer, my forehead lightly grazing his chin.
    • Rena's fingers lightly graze mine as she takes the flower back and sniffs it herself.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (brush harshly)
    the stone grazed against my skin la piedra me arañó la piel

noun

  • 1

    (slight injury)
    rasguño masculine