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grate

grate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word grate

Definition
(noun) a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
Synonyms : grating

Definition
(noun) a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something
Definition
(noun) a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air
Synonyms : grating

Definition
(verb) furnish with a grate
Example Sentence
  • a grated fireplace

Definition
(verb) gnaw into; make resentful or angry
Synonyms : eat into , fret , rankle
Example Sentence
  • The injustice rankled her
  • his resentment festered

Definition
(verb) reduce to small shreds or pulverize by rubbing against a rough or sharp perforated surface
Example Sentence
  • grate carrots and onions
  • grate nutmeg

Definition
(verb) make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together
Synonyms : grind
Example Sentence
  • grate one's teeth in anger

Definition
(verb) scratch repeatedly
Synonyms : scrape
Example Sentence
  • The cat scraped at the armchair

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for grate

( when u win any compitetion then ppl say the word.. "GREAT." which is grate.. they actually shout out loud.. making an harsh noice..)
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by MAHIMA

the old GATE makes a GRATE sound every time it is opened and shut.
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by anshulnirvana

great rock songs always have an harsh and unpleasant effect on someone who loves peacful music...
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by NikhilAgl

Sounds like "crate" which is a large box to hold things.
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by garrulous

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