English dictionary definition of:



  • a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
  • a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air
  • a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something


  • scratch repeatedly
  • make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together
  • reduce to small shreds or pulverize by rubbing against a rough or sharp perforated surface
  • gnaw into; make resentful or angry
  • furnish with a grate


fret grating grind rankle scrape

Scrabble score for grate

Scrabble score = 6

generated at 15:22:09 on 17-10-19

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