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n. pl. gra·vies
a. The juices that drip from cooking meat.
b. A sauce made by thickening and seasoning these juices.
a. Money, profit, or benefit easily or illicitly gained.
b. Payment or benefit in excess of what is expected or required.
[Middle English grave, from Old French, possibly a misreading of grane, stew, sauce, from Latin grānātus, having many seeds; see pomegranate.]
n, pl -vies
a. the juices that exude from meat during cooking
b. the sauce made by thickening and flavouring such juices
2. slang money or gain acquired with little effort, esp above that needed for ordinary living
3. slang wonderful; excellent: it's all gravy.
[C14: from Old French gravé, of uncertain origin]
n., pl. -vies.
1. the fat and juices of cooked meat, often thickened and seasoned and used as a sauce.
a. profit or money easily, unexpectedly, or illegally obtained.
b. something advantageous or valuable obtained as a benefit beyond what is due or expected.
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|Noun||1.||gravy - a sauce made by adding stock, flour, or other ingredients to the juice and fat that drips from cooking meats|
sauce - flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
|2.||gravy - the seasoned but not thickened juices that drip from cooking meats; often a little water is added|
juice - the liquid part that can be extracted from plant or animal tissue by squeezing or cooking
|3.||gravy - a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line"|
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gravy(ˈgreivi) – plural ˈgravies – noun
(a sauce made from) the juices from meat that is cooking. vleissous مَرَق اللحْم сок от печено месо molho šťáva (z masa) die Bratensauce sky; sovs; skysovs σάλτσα κρέατος salsa de carne, jugo de la carne lihakaste عصاره گوشت kastike jus רוֹטֶב בָּשָׂר रसा umak pecsenyelé, szaft kaldu (kjöt)sósa (sugo di carne), (salsa a base di sugo di carne) 肉汁 고기 국물 padažas (gaļas) mērce kuah jussaus, kjøttsaft, sjy sos mięsny دغوښې لعاب، ټينګه ښوروا molho sos подлива šťava (z mäsa), omáčka mesni sok moča köttsaft, sky น้ำเกรวี่สำหรับราดอาหาร et suyu 肉汁 підливка, соус مسالے دار شوربہ nước thịt 肉汁