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Synonyms for grease
gris; gris, grizgrease

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  1. greaseverb

    To put grease or fat on something, especially in order to lubricate.

    fat, lard

  2. greaseverb

    hit, bump off, whack

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grease, lubricating oilnoun

    a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)

    stain, grunge, dirt, soil, lubricating oil, filth, grime

  2. dirt, filth, grime, soil, stain, grease, grungeverb

    the state of being covered with unclean things

    land, territory, soil, spot, mark, grunge, filthiness, skank, discolouration, lubricating oil, obscenity, discoloration, brand, foulness, ground, vulgarism, shit, dirty word, grime, stigma, scandal, crap, smear, shite, turd, dirt, smut, filth, malicious gossip, nastiness, smirch, stain, poop, crud, blot

  3. greaseverb

    lubricate with grease

    "grease the wheels"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. greasenoun

    unctuous matter (lard, tallow, &c.)

  2. greasenoun

    (Farriery.) scratches

  3. greaseverb

    smear with grease

  4. greaseverb

    bribe, give a douceur to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. greasenoun

    lubricant, fat

  2. greaseverb


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "grease":

    fat, blubber, lubrication, lubricate, graisse, fats, lard

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How to use grease in a sentence?

  1. Superintendent Ken Wallace:

    In the upper left, there is what appears to be pizza grease, i can imagine somebody taking this out over lunch and saying, 'I wonder what this is all about.'.

  2. Vic Gold:

    The squeaking wheel doesn't always get the grease. Sometimes it gets replaced.

  3. Italo Calvino:

    Novels as dull as dishwater, with the grease of random sentiments floating on top.

  4. Jeff Flake:

    A lot of people say [earmarks] grease the skids of legislating, that it helps us pass legislation, but it is not worth it.

  5. The Hollywood Reporter:

    It took less than five minutes into Fox's 'Grease: Live' for director Thomas Kail to throw down the gauntlet, kick it out the door and slam the door shut on just about any future live musicals when it comes to sheer technical dexterity.

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