Noun grate has 3 senses
  1. grate, grating - a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
    --1 is a kind of framework, frame, framing
    --1 is a part of
     stove, kitchen stove, range, kitchen range, cooking stove; furnace
    Derived form: verb grate1
  2. grate - a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something
    --2 is a kind of
  3. grate, grating - a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air
    --3 is a kind of barrier
    --3 has particulars: grille, radiator grille
    Derived form: verb grate1
,Verb grate has 5 senses
  1. grate - furnish with a grate; "a grated fireplace"
    --1 is one way to
    supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived forms: noun grate3, noun grate1, noun grating2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. eat into, fret, rankle, grate - gnaw into; make resentful or angry; "The unjustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered"
    --2 is one way to annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil
    Sample sentence:
    The bad news will grate him
  3. grate - reduce to small shreds or pulverize by rubbing against a rough or sharp perforated surface; "grate carrots and onions"; "grate nutmeg"
    --3 is one way to
    Derived form: noun grater1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. grate, grind - make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together; "grate one's teeth in anger"
    --4 is one way to break up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentise
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. scrape, grate - scratch repeatedly; "The cat scraped at the armchair"
    --5 is one way to rub
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something