forage - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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/ˈfɒrɪdʒ/
present tense
I/you/we/theyforage
he/she/itforages
present participleforaging
past tenseforaged
past participleforaged
  1. 1
    to search in a wide area for something, especially food

    They spend their days foraging for food around the city.

  2. 2
    to use your hands to search inside something, for example a pocket or a bag