Definitions for graftgræft, grɑft
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a bud, shoot, or scion of a plant inserted in a groove, slit, or the like in a stem or trunk of another plant in which it continues to grow. the plant resulting from such an operation. the place where the scion is inserted
a portion of living tissue surgically transplanted from one part of an individual to another, or from one individual to another, for its adhesion and growth.
an act of grafting.
(v.t.)to insert (a graft) into a tree or other plant; insert a scion of (one plant) into another plant.
to cause (a plant) to reproduce through grafting.
to transplant (a portion of living tissue, as of skin or bone) as a graft.
to attach as if by grafting.
(v.i.)to insert scions from one plant into another.
to become grafted.
Origin of graft:
1350–1400; < OF graffe, greffe < LL graphium hunting knife (L: stylus) < Gk grapheîon, der. of gráphein to write; so called from the resemblance of the point of a (cleft) graft to a stylus
the acquisition of money or advantage by dishonest or unfair means, esp. through the abuse of one's position or influence, as in politics.
the gain or advantage acquired.
(v.t.)to obtain by graft.
(v.i.)to practice graft.
Origin of graft:
1860–65, Amer.; perh. identical with graft1
(surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
the act of grafting something onto something else
graft, engraft, ingraft(verb)
cause to grow together parts from different plants
"graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree"
place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient
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.
A branch or portion of a tree growing from such a shoot.
A portion of living tissue used in the operation of autoplasty.
effort needed for doing hard work.
A criminalu2019s special branch of practice
Illicit profit by corrupt means, especially in public life.
Corruption in official life.
A con job.
A cut of the take (money).
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.
To implant a portion of (living flesh or akin) in a lesion so as to form an organic union.
To join (one thing) to another as if by grafting, so as to bring about a close union.
To cover, as a ring bolt, block strap, splicing, etc., with a weaving of small cord or rope-yarns.
To insert scions (grafts) from one tree, or kind of tree, etc., into another; to practice grafting.
A bribe, especially on an ongoing basis.
Origin: From graffe, from greffe, from graphium, from γραφείον, from γράφειν; probably akin to English carve. So named from the resemblance of a scion or shoot to a pointed pencil. Compare graphic, grammar.
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
a branch or portion of a tree growing from such a shoot
a portion of living tissue used in the operation of autoplasty
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
to implant a portion of (living flesh or akin) in a lesion so as to form an organic union
to join (one thing) to another as if by grafting, so as to bring about a close union
to cover, as a ring bolt, block strap, splicing, etc., with a weaving of small cord or rope-yarns
to insert scions from one tree, or kind of tree, etc., into another; to practice grafting
Graft is a 1915 American film serial featuring Harry Carey. This serial is considered to be lost.
The Roycroft Dictionary
An agrarian expression first used by Ali Baba.
Translations for graft
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
dishonesty in obtaining profit or good position.
- politieke knoeieryAfrikaans
- إبْتِزاز، كَسْب غَيْر مَشْروعArabic
- незаконна печалбаBulgarian
- corrupçãoPortuguese (BR)
- die KorruptionGerman
- korruption; bedrageriDanish
- soborno, corrupciónSpanish
- حق حساب گرفتنFarsi
- שְׁחִיתוּת, שוֹחָדHebrew
- mito, mićenjeCroatian
- tisztességtelen mellékkereset, illetéktelen haszonHungarian
- korupsi, menyogokIndonesian
- misferli, spillingIcelandic
- 부정 이득Korean
- kyðininkavimas, papirkinëjimasLithuanian
- corruptie; smeergeld, steekpenningenDutch
- bestikkelse, korrupsjonNorwegian
- حق حساب گرفتنPersian
- د حق حساب اخيستلPashto
- iznuđivanje novcaSerbian
- mutor, mygelSwedish
- rüşvet alma, yolsuzluk; rüşvetTurkish
- 貪污Chinese (Trad.)
- хабар; хабарництвоUkrainian
- بے ایمانی سے کچھ حاصل کرناUrdu
- sự hối lộVietnamese
- 贪污Chinese (Simp.)
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