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Synonyms for graft
græft, grɑft

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. graft, transplant(noun)

    (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient

    grafting, organ transplant, transplant, transplanting, bribery, transplantation

  2. bribery, graft(noun)

    the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage

    grafting, transplant, bribery

  3. graft, grafting(verb)

    the act of grafting something onto something else

    grafting, transplant, bribery

  4. graft, engraft, ingraft(verb)

    cause to grow together parts from different plants

    "graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree"

    ingraft, implant, plant, transplant, engraft, imbed, embed

  5. transplant, graft(verb)

    place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient

    engraft, transfer, ingraft, transplant, transpose

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. graft(n.)

    shoot (inserted in another tree), scion, sprout

  2. graft(v. a.)


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. graft(v)

    ingraft, march

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "graft":

    registry, scion, embezzlement, transplant, corruption, prevarication, bribery, concussion

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How to use graft in a sentence?

  1. Coralie Pring:

    When coming into contact with the police, more than a quarter of people told us that they needed to bribe either to get assistance from the officer, or to avoid a problem like passing a checkpoint or avoid a fine or arrest, which is further evidence that graft is undermining the rule of law and allows people to get away unpunished for their crimes.

  2. Richard Chang:

    We did what we call a cut-down : We opened up a big artery in the shoulder area and surgically tied in a graft-conduit, that allowed me to put in the 5-liter pump into the shoulder area through a graft, and pull the other one out from the groin. That ultimately I think is like playing chess — you got ta plan for the next move.

  3. Jakarta Globe:

    If (Gunawan) is inaugurated, Indonesia will have a graft suspect as police chief, a humiliation for the nation, and Widodo will face nationwide protest from the very people who helped him become president.

  4. Alberto Forchielli:

    Should Guo, well-known abroad, be found to be at the center of a graft investigation, this would be a strong signal to the world that China is serious about its anti-corruption campaign.

  5. Angie Lester:

    The surgery, which also involved replacing the transferred bone from Rodgers ’ thigh with graft, was the latest in a slew of other procedures the girl had undergone since childhood, according to Fox 7. Angie Lester, Abby’s mom, said Angie Lester is happy and proud of Angie Lester daughter, who is traveling to Tokyo next week for the International Craniofacial Surgeon’s Conference. Angie Lester's( Rodgers) dealt with it all in stride, abby Rodgers's pretty resilient. And despite Abby Rodgers facial anomalies and the way that Abby Rodgers looks, Abby Rodgers's always had confidence, which I'm thankful for.

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