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Princeton's WordNet

  1. groove, channelnoun

    a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)

  2. rut, groovenoun

    a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape

    "they fell into a conversational rut"

  3. groove, valleculaverb

    (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part

  4. grooveverb

    make a groove in, or provide with a groove

    "groove a vinyl record"

  5. furrow, rut, grooveverb

    hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove

    "furrow soil"

Wiktionary

  1. groovenoun

    A long, narrow channel or depression; e.g., such a slot cut into a hard material to provide a location for an engineering component, a tyre groove, or a geological channel or depression.

  2. groovenoun

    A fixed routine

  3. groovenoun

    The middle of the strike zone in baseball where a pitch is most easily hit

  4. groovenoun

    A pronounced, enjoyable rhythm

  5. grooveverb

    To cut a groove or channel in; to form into channels or grooves; to furrow.

  6. grooveverb

    To create, dance to, or enjoy rhythmic music.

    I was just starting to groove to the band, when we had to leave.

  7. Etymology: From groof, grofe, from *, from grōbō, from ghrebh-. Cognate with groef, groeve, Grube, grov, grafan. More at grave.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Groovenoun

    Etymology: from grave.

    He might, to avoid idleness, work in a groove or mine-pit thereabouts, which at that time was little esteemed. Boyle.

    The screw-plate is a kind of steel well tempered, with several holes in it, each less than other; and in those holes are threads grooved inwards, into which grooves fit the respective taps that belong to them. Joseph Moxon, Mech. Exer.

  2. To Grooveverb

    To cut hollow.

    Etymology: from the noun.

    The plates of iron fastened at the bottom of the box preserved the balance while it fell, and every joint of it was well grooved. Gulliver’s Travels.

ChatGPT

  1. groove

    A groove is a long, narrow cut or indentation made on a surface for a specific purpose. It can also refer to a rhythmic pattern in music or to a sense of enjoyable or satisfying rhythm in an activity or situation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Groovenoun

    a furrow, channel, or long hollow, such as may be formed by cutting, molding, grinding, the wearing force of flowing water, or constant travel; a depressed way; a worn path; a rut

  2. Groovenoun

    hence: The habitual course of life, work, or affairs; fixed routine

  3. Groovenoun

    a shaft or excavation

  4. Grooveverb

    to cut a groove or channel in; to form into channels or grooves; to furrow

  5. Etymology: [D. groef, groeve; akin to E. grove. See Grove.]

Wikidata

  1. Groove

    Groove is a film that portrays one night in the San Francisco underground rave scene. Through a single email, the word spreads that a huge rave is going to take place in an abandoned warehouse. John Digweed has a cameo as himself and also contributed to the soundtrack with Nick Muir, under their production alias Bedrock.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Groove

    grōōv, n. a furrow, or long hollow, such as is cut with a tool.—v.t. to grave or cut a groove or furrow in. [Prob. Dut. groef, groeve, a furrow; cog. with Ger. grube, a pit, Ice. gróf, Eng. grave.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of groove in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of groove in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of groove in a Sentence

  1. Caroline Wozniacki:

    It maybe wasn't the prettiest match, but I got through it and I won it, it's always tough the first match of the season, you just want to get going and into the groove. But I'm happy to be through and getting another chance to play out there.

  2. Maria Sharapova:

    I think The Russian's always a tough player to play against because The Russian's really solid, the Russian's quite powerful. I know The Russian's gone through a few injuries in The Russian career. Having that start-stop type of career is never easy, because sometimes you don't feel like you can actually get a routine and a groove.

  3. Rus Yusupov:

    Since Colin and I founded the company, we really set out to develop this network of live interactive shows on mobile phones, we've gotten our groove over the past two years and building out these building blocks. We believe that we can grow new audiences and get new types of players through the new formats.

  4. Scott C. Holstad:

    spent some time gittin juiced on the junk you know and the poems would come thick and black, coffeelike, a little bitter you know and when the pores started jiving and all it'd be time to git on down and groove, let the words flow forth, try not to suffocate, live one more day.

  5. Ry Cooder:

    Having my son on drums has made a huge difference. I can't stress this strongly enough, in terms of the groove space and style that Joachim gave me to instinctively play what I felt in a more free way, rather than feeling constricted. That's true on record and on stage.

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