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English noun: graft

1. graft (body) (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient


Synonymstransplant


Broader (hypernym)animal tissue


Narrower (hyponym)allograft, autograft, autoplasty, heterograft, homograft, xenograft


Domain categorysurgery

2. graft (act) the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage


Synonymsbribery


Broader (hypernym)felony


Narrower (hyponym)barratry, commercial bribery

3. graft (act) the act of grafting something onto something else


Synonymsgrafting


Broader (hypernym)affixation, attachment


English verb: graft

1. graft (contact) cause to grow together parts from different plants


SamplesGraft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree.


Synonymsengraft, ingraft


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)conjoin, join

2. graft (contact) place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient


Synonymstransplant


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


Broader (hypernym)enter, infix, insert, introduce


Entailmove









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