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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.

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.]

Freebase

  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. Loren Ruch:

    We have tears of joy in almost every episode, honestly, we think this show will appeal to anyone who has ever felt the need to get their 'groove' back in their life.

  2. 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.

  3. Bob Baffert:

    Down the backside he was in a groove, he’s a great horse, I knew he was going to do it. I just feel like I have a very special horse, he’s the one that won. It wasn’t me.

  4. Eric Adams:

    Two years ago, New York City was the epicenter of the pandemic, but thanks to New Yorkers getting vaccinated and getting boosted we have made tremendous progress, the fight may not be over, but we're clearly winning the war. We are open for business and New York City has New York City groove back.

  5. Scott C. Holstad:

    i'm still waiting for someone to kick in the groove wake us up get the juices flowing and you know the shit gets more stale a little more square every day and we're diggin our own grave jumpin in head first and still we cry out for leaders to take us away start the groove over but the tunes are the same doesn't really matter where you start.

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