browse - definition and synonyms

 
verb 

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/braʊz/
present tense
I/you/we/theybrowse
he/she/itbrowses
present participlebrowsing
past tensebrowsed
past participlebrowsed
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] computing to look for information on a computer, especially on the Internet

    mobile phones that can browse the Web

    1. a.
      to look at a website on the Internet
  2. 2
    [intransitive] to look at things in a shop without being sure whether you want to buy anything

    Customers are welcome to browse.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] to look at information or pictures in a book or magazine, without looking for anything in particular
  3. 3
    [intransitive] if animals browse, they feed on plants, especially the leaves on trees
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browse

 

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noun [singular]