HyperDic: grind

English > 11 senses of the word grind:
VERBcontactgrind, crunch, cranch, craunchpress or grind with a crushing noise
contactgrind, gratemake a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together
socialgrind, labor, labour, toil, fag, travail, drudge, dig, moilwork hard
motiongrinddance by rotating the pelvis in an erotically suggestive way, often while in contact with one's partner such that the dancers' legs are interlaced
changegrind, mash, crunch, bray, comminutereduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
creationgrindcreated by grinding
creationgrindshape or form by grinding
NOUNperson grind, swot, nerd, wonk, dweeban insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
attributegrindthe grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground
actgrind, drudgery, plodding, donkeyworkhard monotonous routine work
actgrind, mill, pulverization, pulverisationthe act of grinding to a powder or dust
grind > pronunciation
Soundsgray'nd
Rhymesaffined ... wind: 39 rhymes with aynd...
English > grind: 11 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious.
Synonymsswot, nerd, wonk, dweeb
Broaderlearner, scholar, assimilatorsomeone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
Spanishempollón, nerd, tragalibros
Verbsgrindwork hard
English > grind: 11 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground.
Example"a coarse grind of coffee"
Broaderdegree, grade, levelA position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
English > grind: 11 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningHard monotonous routine work.
Synonymsdrudgery, plodding, donkeywork
Broaderlabor, labour, toilProductive work (especially physical work done for wages)
Spanishajetreo, donkeywork, hueso, trabajo duro, tráfago, yugo
Catalanafany, donkeywork, feina monòtona, treball feixuc
Verbsgrindwork hard
English > grind: 11 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of grinding to a powder or dust.
Synonymsmill, pulverization, pulverisation
Broadercrush, crunch, compactionThe act of crushing
Spanishmolienda, pulverización, trituración
Catalanmòlta, pulverització
Verbsgrindreduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
grindmake a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together
grindpress or grind with a crushing noise
English > grind: 11 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningPress or grind with a crushing noise.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymscrunch, cranch, craunch
BroaderpressExert pressure or force to or upon
See alsogrind downrule a country as a tyrant
Spanishmoler, triturar
Catalantriturar
Nounsgrindthe act of grinding to a powder or dust
English > grind: 11 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningmake a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymgrate
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
Nounsgrindthe act of grinding to a powder or dust
grindinga harsh and strident sound (as of the grinding of gears)
English > grind: 11 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningWork hard.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymslabor, labour, toil, fag, travail, drudge, dig, moil
Broaderwork, do workBe employed
Spanishafanarse, fatigarse, trabajar duro
Nounsgrindhard monotonous routine work
grindan insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
English > grind: 11 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningdance by rotating the pelvis in an erotically suggestive way, often while in contact with one's partner such that the dancers' legs are interlaced.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelThey grind
Broaderdance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toeMove in a pattern
Catalanballar eròticament
English > grind: 11 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningReduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"grind the spices in a mortar"
Synonymsmash, crunch, bray, comminute
Narrowermillgrind with a mill
pestlegrind, mash or pulverize in a mortar
pulpReduce to pulp
Broaderbreak up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentisebreak or cause to break into pieces
Spanishaplastar, dilacerar, machacar, majar, moler, picar
Catalancapolar, moldre, molinar, picolar, triturar
Nounsgrindthe act of grinding to a powder or dust
grindermachinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing
grindergrinding tooth with a broad crown
grindingmaterial resulting from the process of grinding
grindingthe wearing down of rock / rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
English > grind: 11 senses > verb 6, creation
MeaningCreated by grinding.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"grind designs into the glass bowl"
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
English > grind: 11 senses > verb 7, creation
MeaningShape or form by grinding.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"grind lenses for glasses and cameras"
Broadershape, form, work, mold, mould, forgemake something, usually for a specific function

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