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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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