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  Words related to grate

Related / Similar Words: grating, scrape, grind, eat into, fret, rankle

 

Definition:
  • a frame of iron bars to hold a fire;
  • a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air;
  • a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something;
  • scratch repeatedly; "The cat scraped at the armchair";
  • make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together; "grate one''s teeth in anger";
  • reduce to small shreds or pulverize by rubbing against a rough or sharp perforated surface; "grate carrots and onions"; "grate nutmeg";
  • gnaw into; make resentful or angry; "The unjustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered";
  • furnish with a grate; "a grated fireplace";

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    Hyponyms: grille, radiator grille, paw, gnash, chew, masticate, manducate, jaw

     

    Entailments: rub

     

    Part Meronyms: stove, kitchen stove, range, kitchen range, cooking stove, furnace

     

    Derivational Morphology: scratch, scrape, scar, mark, abrasion, excoriation, scraper, grind, mill, pulverization, pulverisation, grinding, grater, grating

     

    Anagrams: great

     

     
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