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KK Pronunciation

〔 grєt 〕


〔 ^rєit 〕

Overview of noun grate

The noun grate has 3 senses

  • grate, grating -- (a frame of iron bars to hold a fire)

  • grate -- (a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something)

  • grate, grating -- (a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air)

Overview of verb grate

The verb grate has 5 senses

  • grate -- (furnish with a grate; "a grated fireplace")

  • eat into, fret, rankle, grate -- (gnaw into; make resentful or angry; "The injustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered")

  • grate -- (reduce to small shreds or pulverize by rubbing against a rough or sharp perforated surface; "grate carrots and onions"; "grate nutmeg")

  • grate, grind -- (make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together; "grate one's teeth in anger")

  • scrape, grate -- (scratch repeatedly; "The cat scraped at the armchair")