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en·graft

 (ĕn-grăft′)
v. en·graft·ed, en·graft·ing, en·grafts
v.tr.
1. To plant firmly; establish.
2. Archaic To graft (a scion) onto or into another plant.
v.intr.
Medicine To become successfully incorporated in the host body. Used of a transplanted tissue.

en·graft′ment n.

engraft

(ɪnˈɡrɑːft) or

ingraft

vb (tr)
1. (Horticulture) to graft (a shoot, bud, etc) onto a stock
2. to incorporate in a firm or permanent way; implant: they engrafted their principles into the document.
ˌengrafˈtation, ˌingrafˈtation, enˈgraftment, inˈgraftment n

en•graft

(ɛnˈgræft, -ˈgrɑft)

v.t.
1. to graft from one plant to another for propagation: to engraft a peach on a plum.
2. to implant surgically.
[1575–85]
en`graf•ta′tion, en•graft′ment, n.

engraft


Past participle: engrafted
Gerund: engrafting

Imperative
engraft
engraft
Present
I engraft
you engraft
he/she/it engrafts
we engraft
you engraft
they engraft
Preterite
I engrafted
you engrafted
he/she/it engrafted
we engrafted
you engrafted
they engrafted
Present Continuous
I am engrafting
you are engrafting
he/she/it is engrafting
we are engrafting
you are engrafting
they are engrafting
Present Perfect
I have engrafted
you have engrafted
he/she/it has engrafted
we have engrafted
you have engrafted
they have engrafted
Past Continuous
I was engrafting
you were engrafting
he/she/it was engrafting
we were engrafting
you were engrafting
they were engrafting
Past Perfect
I had engrafted
you had engrafted
he/she/it had engrafted
we had engrafted
you had engrafted
they had engrafted
Future
I will engraft
you will engraft
he/she/it will engraft
we will engraft
you will engraft
they will engraft
Future Perfect
I will have engrafted
you will have engrafted
he/she/it will have engrafted
we will have engrafted
you will have engrafted
they will have engrafted
Future Continuous
I will be engrafting
you will be engrafting
he/she/it will be engrafting
we will be engrafting
you will be engrafting
they will be engrafting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been engrafting
you have been engrafting
he/she/it has been engrafting
we have been engrafting
you have been engrafting
they have been engrafting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been engrafting
you will have been engrafting
he/she/it will have been engrafting
we will have been engrafting
you will have been engrafting
they will have been engrafting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been engrafting
you had been engrafting
he/she/it had been engrafting
we had been engrafting
you had been engrafting
they had been engrafting
Conditional
I would engraft
you would engraft
he/she/it would engraft
we would engraft
you would engraft
they would engraft
Past Conditional
I would have engrafted
you would have engrafted
he/she/it would have engrafted
we would have engrafted
you would have engrafted
they would have engrafted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.engraft - cause to grow together parts from different plants; "graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree"
conjoin, join - make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
2.engraft - fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"
infix, insert, introduce, enter - put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"
pot - plant in a pot; "He potted the palm"
nest - fit together or fit inside; "nested bowls"
bury, sink - embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He buried his head in her lap"
Translations

engraft

vt
(Bot) → aufpfropfen (→ into, on, upon auf +acc)
(fig geh) principlesverankern (→ into in +dat)
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When HCT fails to fully engraft, it poses dangers to the patient.
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