Synonyms for grind

Synonyms for (noun) grind

Synonyms: grind, mill, pulverisation, pulverization

Definition: the act of grinding to a powder or dust

Similar words: crunch, crush, compaction

Definition: the act of crushing


Synonyms: donkeywork, drudgery, plodding, grind

Definition: hard monotonous routine work

Similar words: labor, labour, toil

Definition: productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

Usage: his labor did not require a great deal of skill


Synonyms: grind

Definition: the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground

Usage: a coarse grind of coffee

Similar words: degree, grade, level

Definition: a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality

Usage: a moderate grade of intelligence; a high level of care is required; it is all a matter of degree


Synonyms: swot, dweeb, grind, wonk, nerd

Definition: an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious

Similar words: learner, scholar, assimilator

Definition: someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs

Synonyms for (verb) grind

Synonyms: bray, comminute, grind, crunch, mash

Definition: reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading

Usage: grind the spices in a mortar; mash the garlic

Similar words: fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize, break up

Definition: break or cause to break into pieces

Usage: The plate fragmented


Synonyms: grate, grind

Definition: make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together

Usage: grate one's teeth in anger

Similar words: fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize, break up

Definition: break or cause to break into pieces

Usage: The plate fragmented


Synonyms: grind, crunch, cranch, craunch

Definition: press or grind with a crushing noise

Similar words: press

Definition: exert pressure or force to or upon

Usage: He pressed down on the boards; press your thumb on this spot


Synonyms: grind

Definition: shape or form by grinding

Usage: grind lenses for glasses and cameras

Similar words: forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work

Definition: make something, usually for a specific function

Usage: She molded the rice balls carefully; Form cylinders from the dough; shape a figure; Work the metal into a sword


Synonyms: grind

Definition: created by grinding

Usage: grind designs into the glass bowl

Similar words: make, create

Definition: make or cause to be or to become

Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor


Synonyms: grind

Definition: dance by rotating the pelvis in an erotically suggestive way, often while in contact with one's partner such that the dancers' legs are interlaced

Similar words: trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, dance

Definition: move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance

Usage: My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio


Synonyms: moil, drudge, dig, fag, grind, labor, labour, toil, travail

Definition: work hard

Usage: She was digging away at her math homework; Lexicographers drudge all day long

Similar words: do work, work

Definition: be employed

Usage: Is your husband working again?; My wife never worked; Do you want to work after the age of 60?; She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money; She works as a waitress to put herself through college