HyperDic: graft

English > 5 senses of the word graft:
VERBcontactgraft, engraft, ingraftcause to grow together parts from different plants
contactgraft, transplantplace the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient
NOUNbodygraft, transplant(surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient
actgraft, briberythe practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
actgraft, graftingthe act of grafting something onto something else
graft > pronunciation
Soundsgrae'ft
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English > graft: 5 senses > noun 1, body
Meaning(surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient.
Synonymtransplant
CategorysurgeryThe branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures
Narrowerautograft, autoplastytissue that is taken from one site and grafted to another site on the same person
heterograft, xenografttissue from an animal of one species used as a temporary graft (as in cases of severe burns) on an individual of another species
homograft, allografttissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeup
Broaderanimal tissueThe tissue in the bodies of animals
Spanishinjerto
Verbsgraftplace the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient
English > graft: 5 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage.
Synonymbribery
NarrowerbarratryThe crime of a judge whose judgment is influenced by bribery
commercial briberybribery of a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into a transaction
BroaderfelonyA serious crime (such as murder or arson)
Spanishcohecho, coima, soborno
Catalansuborn
English > graft: 5 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of grafting something onto something else.
Synonymgrafting
Broaderattachment, affixationThe act of attaching or affixing something
Spanishincrustación, injerto
Catalanempelt, incrustació
Verbsgraftcause to grow together parts from different plants
English > graft: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCause to grow together parts from different plants.
PatternSomebody ----s something to somebody
Example"graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree"
Synonymsengraft, ingraft
Broaderjoin, conjoinmake contact or come together
Spanishinjertar
Catalanempeltar
Nounsgraft, graftingthe act of grafting something onto something else
English > graft: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningplace the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymtransplant
EntailsmoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Broaderinsert, infix, enter, introduceput or introduce into something
Spanishinjertar, trasplantar
Catalanempeltar, fer eixarts, transplantar, trasplantar
Nounsgraft(surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient
graftingthe act of grafting something onto something else

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