Pronunciation of Grate
/ɡɹˈe͡ɪt/, /ɡɹˈeɪt/, /ɡ_ɹ_ˈeɪ_t/
Synonyms for grate:
Other synonyms and related words:
choke, diffraction grating, gall, cranch, craunch, niggle, knock, scrunch, hurt, scratch up, mantel, toil, erode, gnash, mash, hearth, grid, scrape up, drudge, jangle, bray, lattice, labor, fireguard, fray, crunch, kowtow, blow, gag, moil, beat, genuflect, dig, stack, rustle, grating, comminute, trill, scratch, stamp, eat away, nettle, fuss, eat into, skin, creak, fireplace, twang, come up, travail, fireside.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
cowl, fireguard, fire screen, chimney, fender, inglenook, fireside, hearth, fireplace.
chimney, inglenook, fireside.
discompose, enrage, irk, bait, infuriate, antagonize, irritate, hassle, perturb, bother, nag, annoy, peeve, envenom, trouble, torment, arouse, tease, upset, vex, bedevil, inflame, needle, pester, harry, badger, exacerbate, exasperate, rankle.
Usage examples for grate:
- It had been a warm day, but the spring evenings were still chilly, and a fire burned in the grate. - "East Lynne", Mrs. Henry Wood.
- I was awfully afraid I'd grate against your leg, said the boy, with his sunny smile; but I couldn't stop to figure it out. - "Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories", Kathleen Norris.