Meaning of GRAFT in English


noun a branch or portion of a tree growing from such a shoot.

2. graft ·add. ·noun a "soft thing" or "easy thing;" a "snap.".

3. graft ·noun a portion of living tissue used in the operation of autoplasty.

4. graft ·noun to join (one thing) to another as if by grafting, so as to bring about a close union.

5. graft ·noun to implant a portion of (living flesh or akin) in a lesion so as to form an organic union.

6. graft ·vi to insert scions from one tree, or kind of tree, ·etc., into another; to practice grafting.

7. graft ·noun to cover, as a ring bolt, block strap, splicing, ·etc., with a weaving of small cord or rope-yarns.

8. graft ·noun to insert (a graft) in a branch or stem of another tree; to propagate by insertion in another stock; also, to insert a graft upon.

9. graft ·noun a small shoot or scion of a tree inserted in another tree, the stock of which is to support and nourish it. the two unite and become one tree, but the graft determines the kind of fruit.

10. graft ·add. ·noun acquisition of money, position, ·etc., by dishonest or unjust means, as by actual theft or by taking advantage of a public office or any position of trust or employment to obtain fees, perquisites, profits on contracts, legislation, pay for work not done or service not performed, ·etc.; illegal or unfair practice for profit or personal advantage; also, anything thus gained.

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