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1. grate

noun. ['ˈgreɪt'] a frame of iron bars to hold a fire.

Synonyms

  • stove
  • furnace
  • framework
  • kitchen stove
  • cooking stove
  • range
  • grating

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • praise
  • calm
  • better

Etymology

  • grater (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • kratton (Frankish)

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Words that Rhyme with Grate

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  • intrastate
  • interrelate
  • disinflate
  • demodulate
  • translate
  • stagflate
  • reinstate
  • procreate
  • desecrate
  • conjugate
  • commutate
  • underrate
  • tri-state
  • recreate
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  • interstate
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  • upstate
  • telerate
  • sumgait
  • restate
  • reflate
  • prorate

How do you pronounce grate?

Pronounce grate as greɪt.

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Example sentences of the word grate


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place a drip pan under the grate where the fresh ham will sit.

2. Verb, base form
You can grate the cheese by hand or with a the grater attachment on a food processor.

2. grate

noun. ['ˈgreɪt'] a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something.

Antonyms

  • begin

Etymology

  • grater (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • kratton (Frankish)

3. grate

verb. ['ˈgreɪt'] make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together.

Synonyms

  • rub
  • chew
  • fragmentize
  • gnash
  • fragment
  • manducate
  • grind
  • jaw
  • fragmentise
  • masticate

Antonyms

  • downgrade
  • incapability
  • disarrange
  • starve

Etymology

  • grater (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • kratton (Frankish)

4. grate

verb. ['ˈgreɪt'] scratch repeatedly.

Synonyms

  • rub
  • scrape

Antonyms

  • cry
  • integrate
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • grater (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • kratton (Frankish)

5. grate

noun. ['ˈgreɪt'] a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air.

Synonyms

  • barrier
  • radiator grille
  • grating

Antonyms

  • cultivated plant
  • reassure
  • uncover
  • end

Etymology

  • grater (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • kratton (Frankish)

6. grate

verb. ['ˈgreɪt'] gnaw into; make resentful or angry.

Synonyms

  • rag
  • bother
  • annoy
  • irritate
  • fret
  • nettle
  • devil
  • vex
  • nark
  • gravel
  • rankle
  • get to
  • eat into
  • get at
  • rile

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • block
  • recall
  • freeze

Etymology

  • grater (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • kratton (Frankish)

7. grate

verb. ['ˈgreɪt'] reduce to small shreds or pulverize by rubbing against a rough or sharp perforated surface.

Antonyms

  • kern

Etymology

  • grater (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • kratton (Frankish)

8. grate

verb. ['ˈgreɪt'] furnish with a grate.

Synonyms

  • provide
  • render
  • furnish

Antonyms

  • regularity
  • comprehensibility

Etymology

  • grater (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • kratton (Frankish)
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