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English noun: grub

1. grub (food) informal terms for a meal


Synonymschow, chuck, eats


Broader (hypernym)fare

2. grub (animal) a soft thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects


Broader (hypernym)larva


Narrower (hyponym)leatherjacket, maggot


English verb: grub

1. grub (possession) ask for and get free; be a parasite


Synonymsbum, cadge, mooch, sponge


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)obtain


Narrower (hyponym)freeload

2. grub (contact) search about busily


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)look for, search, seek









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