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1. groove

noun. ['ˈgruːv'] a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record).

Synonyms

  • washout
  • rut
  • depression
  • striation
  • track
  • impression
  • quirk
  • imprint
  • stria
  • dado
  • rabbet
  • rebate
  • channel
  • fluting

Antonyms

  • anticyclone
  • natural object
  • familiarity
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • groof (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Groove

  • disapprove
  • disprove
  • improve
  • struve
  • remove
  • behoove
  • approve
  • veuve
  • stuve
  • stueve
  • prove
  • you've
  • move
  • juve
  • duve

Example sentences of the word groove


1. Noun, singular or mass
Bring the thread across the top of the guide to the right and snap it into the top groove.

Quotes containing the word groove


1. The days passed in a dream. I pictured our reunion again and again, played it out in my mind over and over until I’d almost worn a groove in my thoughts, so deep that it seemed the only thing I could think of was our reunion. Anticipation is a gift. Perhaps there is none greater. Anticipation is born of hope. Indeed it is hope’s finest expression. In hope’s loss, however, is the greatest despair.
- Steven L. Peck, A Short Stay in Hell

2. It was as if the main screw in his head, which held his whole life together, had become stripped. The screw would not go in, would not come out, but turned in the same groove without catching hold, and it was impossible to stop turning it.
- Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

2. groove

noun. ['ˈgruːv'] a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape.

Synonyms

  • rut
  • routine

Antonyms

  • anestrus
  • highland
  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • groof (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. groove

verb. ['ˈgruːv'] hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove.

Synonyms

  • dig
  • furrow
  • turn over
  • delve
  • rut

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • hardware
  • extraordinary
  • stand still

Etymology

  • groof (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. groove

noun. ['ˈgruːv'] (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part.

Synonyms

  • costal groove
  • body part
  • fissure

Antonyms

  • neurotic depression
  • elation
  • high
  • euphoria

Etymology

  • groof (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. groove

verb. ['ˈgruːv'] make a groove in, or provide with a groove.

Synonyms

  • incise
  • mill

Etymology

  • groof (Middle English (1100-1500))
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