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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


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


Broader (hypernym)felony

Narrower (hyponym)barratry, commercial bribery

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


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


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

Broader (hypernym)enter, infix, insert, introduce


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