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    grate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word grate

    Definition
    (noun) a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
    Synonyms : grating
    Definition
    (noun) a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something Definition
    (noun) a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air
    Synonyms : grating
    Definition
    (verb) furnish with a grate
    Example Sentence
    • a grated fireplace
    Definition
    (verb) gnaw into; make resentful or angry
    Synonyms : eat into , fret , rankle
    Example Sentence
    • The injustice rankled her
    • his resentment festered
    Definition
    (verb) reduce to small shreds or pulverize by rubbing against a rough or sharp perforated surface
    Example Sentence
    • grate carrots and onions
    • grate nutmeg
    Definition
    (verb) make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together
    Synonyms : grind
    Example Sentence
    • grate one's teeth in anger
    Definition
    (verb) scratch repeatedly
    Synonyms : scrape
    Example Sentence
    • The cat scraped at the armchair
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for grate

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( when u win any compitetion then ppl say the word.. "GREAT." which is grate.. they actually shout out loud.. making an harsh noice..)

the old GATE makes a GRATE sound every time it is opened and shut.

great rock songs always have an harsh and unpleasant effect on someone who loves peacful music...

Sounds like "crate" which is a large box to hold things.

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