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Synonyms for grating
ˈgreɪ tɪŋgrat·ing

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  1. gratingnoun

    Synonyms:
    grill

  2. gratingnoun

    (typically of a voice) harsh and unpleasant

    Synonyms:
    grill

  3. gratingnoun

    A frame of iron bars to hold a fire

    Synonyms:
    grill

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grate, gratingnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    diffraction grating, grate

    Antonyms:
    euphonous, euphonious

  2. grate, gratingnoun

    a frame of iron bars to hold a fire

    Synonyms:
    diffraction grating, grate

    Antonyms:
    euphonious, euphonous

  3. diffraction grating, gratingadjective

    optical device consisting of a surface with many parallel grooves in it; disperses a beam of light (or other electromagnetic radiation) into its wavelengths to produce its spectrum

    Synonyms:
    diffraction grating, grate

    Antonyms:
    euphonious, euphonous

  4. grating, gravelly, rasping, raspy, rough, scratchyadjective

    unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound

    "a gravelly voice"

    Synonyms:
    pugnacious, irritable, approximative, rough, unsmooth, cranky, boisterous, scratchy, pettish, fierce, abrasive, peevish, uncut, jumpy, rocky, uneven, harsh, shingly, gravelly, approximate, crude, jolting, spotty, jolty, petulant, rasping, bumpy, nettlesome, testy, tetchy, raspy, fractious, techy, pebbly, peckish

    Antonyms:
    euphonious, euphonous

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gratingadjective

    Synonyms:
    harsh, irritating, displeasing, disagreeable, offensive

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gratingadjective

    Synonyms:
    harsh, jarring, rasping, discordant

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How to use grating in a sentence?

  1. Alana Rudkin of Pittsburgh:

    My dad would have us hand-grating potatoes really until our fingers would bleed.


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