Found 3 items, similar to grind.
English → Indonesian
menggerus, menggiling, menggosok
English → English
n 1: an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected
or studying excessively [syn: swot
2: hard monotonous routine work [syn: drudgery
3: the act of grinding to a powder or dust [syn: mill
v 1: press or grind with a crunching noise [syn: crunch
2: make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together; “grate
one's teeth in anger”
3: reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading;
“grind the spices in a mortar”
; “mash the garlic”
4: work hard; “She was digging away at her math homework”
“Lexicographers drudge all day long”
5: 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
English → English
, v. i.
1. To perform the operation of grinding something; to turn
Into the common prison, there to grind. --Milton.
2. To become ground or pulverized by friction; as, this corn
3. To become polished or sharpened by friction; as, glass
grinds smooth; steel grinds to a sharp edge.
4. To move with much difficulty or friction; to grate.
5. To perform hard and distasteful service; to drudge; to
study hard, as for an examination. --Farrar.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ground
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [AS. grindan; perh. akin to L. frendere to
gnash, grind. Cf. Grist
1. To reduce to powder by friction, as in a mill, or with the
teeth; to crush into small fragments; to produce as by the
action of millstones.
Take the millstones, and grind meal. --Is. xivii.
2. To wear down, polish, or sharpen, by friction; to make
smooth, sharp, or pointed; to whet, as a knife or drill;
to rub against one another, as teeth, etc.
3. To oppress by severe exactions; to harass.
To grind the subject or defraud the prince.
4. To study hard for examination; -- commonly used with away;
as, to grind away at one's studies. [College Slang]
1. The act of reducing to powder, or of sharpening, by
2. Any severe continuous work or occupation; esp., hard and
uninteresting study. [Colloq.] --T. Hughes.
3. A student that studies hard; a dig; a wonk. [College
[1913 Webster +PJC]