Synonyms of graft in English

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graft1


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noun

1‘such grafts may die from lack of water’

SYNONYMS

scion, cutting, shoot, offshoot, bud, slip, new growth, sprout, sprig

2‘she had a skin graft’

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transplant, implant, implantation


verb

1‘they graft on a bud higher up the stem’

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affix, slip, join, insert, splice

rare engraft

2‘a technique in which living tissue is grafted on to the patient's cornea’

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transplant, implant, transfer

3‘a Victorian mansion grafted on to a seventeenth-century farmhouse’

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fasten, attach, add, fix, join, insert


Synonyms of graft in English

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graft2


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noun

1‘he earned success through hard graft’

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work, effort, endeavour, toil, labour, exertion, the sweat of one's brow, drudgery, donkey work

perseverance, persistence

slog

NZ Australian yakka


verb

1‘the players are not frightened to graft for each other’

SYNONYMS

work hard, exert oneself, toil, labour, hammer away, grind away, sweat

plod away, slave away, work like a Trojan, work like a dog, keep one's nose to the grindstone

persevere, persist, keep at it, stick with it

slog away, plug away, beaver away, put one's back into something, work one's socks off, work one's guts out, sweat blood, kill oneself

get one's head down

vulgar slang work one's arse off, work one's balls off, work one's nuts off

North American vulgar slang work one's ass off, work one's butt off

archaic drudge, travail, moil


Synonyms of graft in English

: graft1graft2graft3

graft3


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noun

1‘the new president has started a campaign against graft’

SYNONYMS

corruption, bribery, bribing, dishonesty, deceit, fraud, fraudulence, subornation, unlawful practices, illegal means, underhand means

North American payola

informal palm-greasing, back-scratching, hush money, kickback, crookedness, shadiness, shady business, dirty tricks, dirty dealings, wheeling and dealing, sharp practices

ANTONYMS

honesty