Meaning of GRATE in English

GRATE

I . v. a.

1.

Rub, scrape, abrade.

2.

Rasp, comminute, reduce to particles by rubbing.

II . v. n.

Be irritating, be disagreeable, be offensive.

III . n.

1.

Grating, bars, lattice-work.

2.

Fire-bed, receptacle for fuel.

Soule. Dictionary of English synonyms.      Словарь английских синонимов.