HyperDic: grate

English > 8 senses of the word grate:
VERBpossessiongratefurnish with a grate
emotiongrate, eat into, fret, ranklegnaw into
contactgratereduce to small shreds or pulverize by rubbing / rubbing against a rough or sharp perforated surface
contactgrate, grindmake a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together
contactgrate, scrapescratch repeatedly
NOUNartifactgrate, gratinga frame of iron bars to hold a fire
eventgratea harsh rasping sound made by scraping something
artifactgrate, gratinga barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air
grate > pronunciation
Soundsgrey't
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > grate: 8 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA frame of iron bars to hold a fire.
Synonymgrating
Part offurnaceAn enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
stove, kitchen stove, range, kitchen range, cooking stoveA kitchen appliance used for cooking food
Broaderframework, frameA structure supporting or containing something
Spanishenrejado, reja, rejilla
Catalanreixa
Verbsgratefurnish with a grate
English > grate: 8 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA harsh rasping sound made by scraping something.
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
English > grate: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air.
Synonymgrating
Narrowergrille, radiator grillegrating that admits cooling air to car's radiator
BroaderbarrierA structure or object that impedes free movement
Spanishrejilla
Catalanreixa
Verbsgratefurnish with a grate
English > grate: 8 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningFurnish with a grate.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"a grated fireplace"
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanishenrejar
Nounsgrate, gratinga frame of iron bars to hold a fire
gratea barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air
English > grate: 8 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaninggnaw into; make resentful or angry.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will grate him
Synonymseat into, fret, rankle
Broaderannoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devilCause annoyance in
Spanishamargar, carcomer, crispar, roer, supurar
Catalanamargar, crispar
English > grate: 8 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningReduce to small shreds or pulverize by rubbing / rubbing against a rough or sharp perforated surface.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "grate carrots and onions"
  • "grate nutmeg"
BroaderrubMove over something with pressure
Nounsgraterutensil with sharp perforations for shredding foods (as vegetables or cheese)
English > grate: 8 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningmake a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"grate one's teeth in anger"
Synonymgrind
EntailsrubMove over something with pressure
Narrowerchew, masticate, manducate, jawchew (food)
gnashgrind together, of teeth
Broaderbreak up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentisebreak or cause to break into pieces
Spanishmoler, rallar
Catalanmoldre, molinar, ratllar
English > grate: 8 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningscratch repeatedly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymscrape
Entailed byrakeGather with a rake
Narrowerpawscrape with the paws
BroaderrubMove over something with pressure
Spanisharañar, rallar, rascar, raspar
Catalangratar, rascar, raspar, ratllar

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