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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: fret cerewet, rewel
English → English (WordNet) Definition: fretting fretting See fret fret n 1: agitation resulting from active worry; “don't get in a stew”; “he's in a sweat about exams” [syn: stew, sweat, lather, swither] 2: a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion [syn: worn spot] 3: an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizonal lines (often in relief); “there was a simple fret at the top of the walls” [syn: Greek fret, Greek key , key pattern] 4: a small bar of metal across the fingerboard of a musical instrument; when the string is stopped by a finger at the metal bar it will produce a note of the desired pitch [also: fretting, fretted] fret v 1: worry unnecessarily or excessively; “don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now” [syn: fuss, niggle] 2: be agitated or irritated; “don't fret over these small details” 3: provide (a musical instrument) with frets; “fret a guitar” 4: become or make sore by or as if by rubbing [syn: chafe, gall] 5: cause annoyance in 6: gnaw into; make resentful or angry; “The unjustice rankled her”; “his resentment festered” [syn: eat into, rankle, grate] 7: carve a pattern into 8: decorate with an interlaced design 9: be too tight; rub or press; “This neckband is choking the cat” [syn: choke, gag] 10: cause friction; “my sweater scratches” [syn: rub, fray, chafe, scratch] 11: remove soil or rock; “Rain eroded the terraces” [syn: erode, eat away] 12: wear away or erode [syn: eat away] [also: fretting, fretted]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Fretting Fret \Fret\ (fr[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fretted; p. pr. & vb. n. Fretting.] [OE. freten to eat, consume; AS. fretan, for foretan; pref. for- + etan to eat; akin to D. vreten, OHG. frezzan, G. fressen, Sw. fr["a]ta, Goth. fra-itan. See For, and Eat, v. t.] 1. To devour. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The sow frete the child right in the cradle. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To rub; to wear away by friction; to chafe; to gall; hence, to eat away; to gnaw; as, to fret cloth; to fret a piece of gold or other metal; a worm frets the plants of a ship. [1913 Webster] With many a curve my banks I fret. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 3. To impair; to wear away; to diminish. [1913 Webster] By starts His fretted fortunes give him hope and fear. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To make rough, agitate, or disturb; to cause to ripple; as, to fret the surface of water. [1913 Webster] 5. To tease; to irritate; to vex. [1913 Webster] Fret not thyself because of evil doers. --Ps. xxxvii. 1. [1913 Webster]


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