Meaning of GRASS in English
— grassless , adj. — grasslike , adj. — grassward, grasswards , adv. adj.
/gras, grahs/ , n.
1. any plant of the family Gramineae, having jointed stems, sheathing leaves, and seedlike grains. Cf. grass family .
2. such plants collectively, as when cultivated in lawns or used as pasture for grazing animals or cut and dried as hay.
3. the grass-covered ground.
4. pasture: Half the farm is grass.
5. Slang. marijuana.
6. grasses , stalks or sprays of grass: filled with dried grasses.
7. the season of the new growth of grass.
8. go to grass , to retire from one's occupation or profession: Many executives lack a sense of purpose after they have gone to grass.
9. let the grass grow under one's feet , to delay action, progress, etc.; become slack in one's efforts.
10. to cover with grass or turf.
11. to feed with growing grass; pasture.
12. to lay (something) on the grass, as for the purpose of bleaching.
13. to feed on growing grass; graze.
14. to produce grass; become covered with grass.
[ bef. 900; ME gras, OE graes; c. D, G, ON, Goth gras; akin to GROW, GREEN ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012