What does grape mean?

Definitions for grape

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word grape.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grape(noun)

    any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters

  2. grape, grapevine, grape vine(noun)

    any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries

  3. grapeshot, grape(noun)

    a cluster of small projectiles fired together from a cannon to produce a hail of shot


  1. grape(Noun)

    A small, round, smooth-skinned edible fruit, usually purple, red, or green, that grows in bunches on certain vines.

  2. grape(Noun)

    A woody vine that bears clusters of grapes; a grapevine.

  3. grape(Noun)


  4. grape(Adjective)

    Containing grapes or having a grape flavor.

  5. grape(Adjective)

    Of a dark purplish red colour.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grape(noun)

    a well-known edible berry growing in pendent clusters or bunches on the grapevine. The berries are smooth-skinned, have a juicy pulp, and are cultivated in great quantities for table use and for making wine and raisins

  2. Grape(noun)

    the plant which bears this fruit; the grapevine

  3. Grape(noun)

    a mangy tumor on the leg of a horse

  4. Grape(noun)


  5. Origin: [OF. grape, crape, bunch or cluster of grapes, F. grappe, akin to F. grappin grapnel, hook; fr. OHG. chrapfo hook, G. krapfen, akin to E. cramp. The sense seems to have come from the idea of clutching. Cf. Agraffe, Cramp, Grapnel, Grapple.]


  1. Grape

    A grape is a fruiting berry of the deciduous woody vines of the botanical genus Vitis. Grapes can be eaten raw or they can be used for making wine, jam, juice, jelly, grape seed extract, raisins, vinegar, and grape seed oil. Grapes are a non-climacteric type of fruit, generally occurring in clusters.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Grape

    grāp, v.i. a Scotch form of grope.

  2. Grape

    grāp, n. the fruit of the grape-vine, or of any of the many species of the genus Vitis: a mangy tumour on the legs of horses: grapeshot.—n. Grape′-hy′acinth, a genus of bulbous-rooted plants, nearly allied to the hyacinths.—adj. Grape′less, without the flavour of the grape, said of wine.—ns. Grap′ery, a place where grapes are grown; Grape′shot, shot or small iron balls clustered or piled on circular plates round an iron pin, which scatter on being fired; Grape′-stone, the stone or seed of the grape; Grape′-su′gar, dextrose; Grape′-vine, the vine that bears grapes.—adj. Grap′y, made of or like grapes.—Sour grapes, things despised because they cannot be attained (from Æsop's fable of the fox and the grapes). [O. Fr. grappe, a cluster of grapes; from Old High Ger. chrapho, a hook. It properly meant a hook, then clustered fruit, hooked on, attached to, a stem (Brachet).]

Editors Contribution

  1. grape

    A type of fruit berry created and cultivated in various shapes and sizes on a variety of species of grapevine.

    Grapes can be eaten raw or they can be used for making wine, jam, juice, jelly, grape seed extract, raisins, vinegar, and grape seed oil.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on May 1, 2016  

Anagrams for grape »

  1. gaper

  2. parge

  3. pager

How to pronounce grape?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say grape in sign language?

  1. grape


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grape in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grape in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of grape in a Sentence

  1. Brian Wong:

    So, grape to raisin, you have to plump the raisin.

  2. Jessica Norris:

    Think of Gamay as Pinot Noir’s little-sister grape.

  3. Helene Dick:

    Welch's grape farmers in particular have a really tough job.

  4. Cyril Connolly:

    What grape to keep its place in the sun, taught our ancestors to make wine?

  5. Jesse Louis Jackson:

    If there are occasions when my grape turned into a raisin and my joy bell lost its resonance, please forgive me. Charge it to my head and not to my heart.

Images & Illustrations of grape

  1. grapegrapegrapegrapegrape

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for grape

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for grape »


Find a translation for the grape definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these grape definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"grape." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 19 Oct. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/grape>.

Are we missing a good definition for grape? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for grape:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.