Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of GROOVE

Pronunciation:  groov

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape; "they fell into a conversational rut"
  2. [n]  (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part
  3. [n]  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)
  4. [v]  hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove; "furrow soil"
  5. [v]  make a groove in
  6. [v]  make a groove in, or provide with a groove, as of a record, for example
 

GROOVE is a 6 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: channel, furrow, gouge, rout, rut, rut, vallecula
 
 See Also: body part, core out, costal groove, cut into, dado, delve, depression, dig, fissure, flute, fluting, hollow, hollow out, impression, imprint, incise, mill, modus operandi, quirk, rabbet, rebate, routine, rut, stria, striation, track, turn over

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Groove\, n. [D. groef, groeve; akin to E. grove. See
    {Grove}.]
    1. A furrow, channel, or long hollow, such as may be formed
       by cutting, molding, grinding, the wearing force of
       flowing water, or constant travel; a depressed way; a worn
       path; a rut.
    
    2. Hence: The habitual course of life, work, or affairs;
       fixed routine.
    
             The gregarious trifling of life in the social
             groove.                               --J. Morley.
    
    3. [See {Grove}.] (Mining) A shaft or excavation. [Prov.
       Eng.]
    
    
  2. \Groove\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Grooved}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Groving}.]
    To cut a groove or channel in; to form into channels or
    grooves; to furrow.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abysm, abyss, alameda, arroyo, ascender, autolithograph, back, bastard type, be a printmaker, beard, beat, beaten path, beaten track, belly, berm, bevel, bezel, bicycle path, black letter, boardwalk, body, bore, box canyon, breach, break, bridle path, bureaucracy, bureaucratism, burrow, canal, canalize, canyon, cap, capital, carve, case, catwalk, cavity, chamfer, channel, chap, character, chase, chasm, check, chimney, chink, chinoiserie, chisel, cleave, cleft, cleuch, clough, col, corrugate, corrugation, coulee, couloir, counter, crack, cranny, crease, crevasse, crevice, cribble, crimp, crosshatch, cut, cut apart, cwm, dado, daily grind, defile, dell, delve, descender, dig, dig out, dike, ditch, donga, draw, dredge, drill, drive, em, en, enchase, engrave, engraving, esplanade, excavate, excavation, face, fastwalk, fat-faced type, fault, feet, fissure, flaw, flume, flute, fluting, font, foot pavement, footpath, footway, fracture, furrow, gap, gape, garden path, gash, glyph, goffer, gorge, gouge, gouge out, grave, grind, grub, gulch, gulf, gully, hatch, hiking trail, hole, incise, incision, inscribe, italic, jog trot, joint, kloof, leak, letter, ligature, line, lithograph, logotype, lower, lower case, majuscule, make prints, mall, mark, microgroove, mine, minuscule, moat, nick, notch, nullah, open, opening, pace, parade, pass, passage, path, pathway, pi, pica, pleat, plow, point, prado, print, promenade, public walk, quarry, rabbet, ravine, red tape, red-tapeism, rent, rifle, rifling, rift, rime, rive, roman, rote, round, routine, ruck, run, runway, rupture, rut, sans serif, sap, scissure, scoop, scoop out, score, scrabble, scrape, scratch, script, sculpture, seam, shank, shoulder, shovel, sidewalk, sink, slit, slot, small cap, small capital, spade, split, squirrel cage, stamp, stem, stipple, streak, stria, striate, striation, sulcation, sulcus, tool, towing path, towpath, track, trail, treadmill, trench, trottoir, trough, tunnel, type, type body, type class, type lice, typecase, typeface, typefounders, typefoundry, upper case, valley, void, wadi, walk, walkway, well-worn groove, wrinkle
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY