The word forage can be used as a noun as well as a verb. In the context of a noun, "forage" means food for domesticated animals , for instance fodder. Forage includes vegetab…le food like hay, pastoral food, grass, legumes and corn. When the forage is processed or stored, it is called silage. It is recommended to harvest the forage as soon as it matures, in order to prevent the decline in fibrous content and protein .
, which is a common occurrence following the maturation of crops. As a verb, the word forage refers "searching for food and provisions." Animals prowling for food can also be described as foraging. Here is an example of the verb "forage" in a sentence: The group of young men, who lost their way, were foraging the thick forest. The word comes from the German word feurre which also means fodder. Forage can also mean "to make a complete search of a particular place". In this context, words like rummage and ransack can be the apt synonyms of the word. (MORE)