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Synonyms for grate
greɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grate, grating(noun)

    a frame of iron bars to hold a fire

    Synonyms:
    grating, diffraction grating

  2. grate(noun)

    a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something

    Synonyms:
    grating

  3. grate, grating(verb)

    a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air

    Synonyms:
    grating, diffraction grating

  4. grate(verb)

    furnish with a grate

    "a grated fireplace"

    Synonyms:
    scrape, grind, fret, eat into, rankle

  5. eat into, fret, rankle, grate(verb)

    gnaw into; make resentful or angry

    "The injustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered"

    Synonyms:
    grind, fret, rankle, gag, chafe, erode, eat into, scrape, scratch, fuss, gall, choke, niggle, eat away, fray, rub

  6. grate(verb)

    reduce to small shreds or pulverize by rubbing against a rough or sharp perforated surface

    "grate carrots and onions"; "grate nutmeg"

    Synonyms:
    scrape, grind, fret, eat into, rankle

  7. grate, grind(verb)

    make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together

    "grate one's teeth in anger"

    Synonyms:
    dig, craunch, grind, travail, rankle, cranch, fret, eat into, labour, toil, bray, labor, crunch, scrape, mash, comminute, moil, drudge

  8. scrape, grate(verb)

    scratch repeatedly

    "The cat scraped at the armchair"

    Synonyms:
    scrape up, eat into, scratch up, kowtow, rankle, fret, come up, grind, scrape, scratch, skin, genuflect

Wiktionary

  1. grate(1)

    Synonyms:
    grille

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. grate

    Synonyms:
    bub, scrape, jar, scratch

    Antonyms:
    glide, slip, lubricate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. grate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    rub, scrape, abrade

  2. grate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    rasp, comminute, reduce to particles by rubbing

  3. grate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be irritating, be disagreeable, be offensive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    grille, grid, grill, louver

How to pronounce grate?

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How to say grate in sign language?

  1. grate

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How to use grate in a sentence?

  1. Parzival:

    Grate power comes with grate responsibility. so use it wisely.


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