Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. grease

noun. ['ˈgriːs'] a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery).

Synonyms

  • axle grease
  • oil

Antonyms

  • unmask
  • artifact
  • undress

Etymology

  • grece (Anglo-Norman)
  • graisse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Featured Games

Words that Rhyme with Grease

  • vietnamese
  • vantreese
  • vantrease
  • reserveese
  • kilcrease
  • gilcrease
  • chambless
  • bbc's
  • raptis
  • patrice
  • mcneice
  • mcneese
  • mcneece
  • mccleese
  • markese
  • magness
  • increase
  • devries
  • decrease
  • clarisse
  • caprice
  • brocious
  • vanness
  • tunis
  • shenice
  • release
  • ravi's
  • police
  • patese
  • maurice

Example sentences of the word grease


1. Noun, singular or mass
If your goal is to keep bacon grease for several months, then keep it in the refrigerator.

Quotes containing the word grease


1. I’m stuck babysitting turtle eggs while a volleyball player slash grease monkey slash aquarium volunteer tries to hit on me.” I’m not hitting on you,” he protested.No?”Believe me, you’d know if I was hitting on you. You wouldn’t be able to stop yourself from succumbing to my charms.
- Nicholas Sparks, The Last Song

2. In the best, the friendliest and simplest relations flattery or praise is necessary, just as grease is necessary to keep wheels turning.
- Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

3. I left my phone number on a napkin, along with trace amounts of spaghetti sauce and garlic bread grease, hoping she’d call me. And when she didn’t, I panicked and filed a missing person’s report with the police.
- Jarod Kintz, A Story That Talks about Talking Is Like Chatter to Chattering Teeth, and Every Set of Dentures Can Attest to the Fact That No..

2. grease-gun

noun. a hand-operated pump that resembles a revolver; forces grease into parts of a machine.

Synonyms

  • pump

3. grease

verb. ['ˈgriːs'] lubricate with grease.

Antonyms

  • exclude

Etymology

  • grece (Anglo-Norman)
  • graisse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. grease

noun. ['ˈgriːs'] the state of being covered with unclean things.

Synonyms

  • stain
  • grime
  • grunge
  • uncleanness
  • filth
  • dirtiness
  • soil

Antonyms

  • improved
  • clean
  • sanitariness
  • purity

Etymology

  • grece (Anglo-Norman)
  • graisse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Synonym.com