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English verb: engraft

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

SamplesGraft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree.

Synonymsgraft, ingraft

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something to somebody

Broader (hypernym)conjoin, join

2. engraft (contact) fix or set securely or deeply

SamplesHe planted a knee in the back of his opponent.
The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum.

Synonymsembed, imbed, implant, plant

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

Broader (hypernym)enter, infix, insert, introduce

Narrower (hyponym)bury, nest, pot, sink

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