English dictionary



Info: This web site is based on WordNet 3.0 from Princeton University.

English noun: groove

1. groove (shape) a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)


Synonymschannel


Broader (hypernym)depression, impression, imprint


Narrower (hyponym)dado, flute, fluting, quirk, rabbet, rebate, rut, stria, striation, track, washout

2. groove (act) a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape


SamplesThey fell into a conversational rut.


Synonymsrut


Broader (hypernym)modus operandi, routine

3. groove (body) (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part


Synonymsvallecula


Broader (hypernym)body part


Narrower (hyponym)costal groove, fissure


Domain categoryanatomy, general anatomy


English verb: groove

1. groove (contact) make a groove in, or provide with a groove


SamplesGroove a vinyl record.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)incise


Narrower (hyponym)dado, mill

2. groove (contact) hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove


SamplesFurrow soil.


Synonymsfurrow, rut


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cut into, delve, dig, turn over









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk