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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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