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grass

 (grăs)
n.
1.
a. A member of the grass family.
b. The members of the grass family considered as a group.
2. Any of various plants having slender leaves similar to those of a grass.
3. Ground, as on a lawn, that is covered with grass or similar plants.
4. Grazing land; pasture.
5. Slang Marijuana.
6. Electronics Small variations in amplitude of an oscilloscope display caused by electrical noise.
7. Chiefly British Slang An informer.
v. grassed, grass·ing, grass·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To cover with grass.
b. To grow grass on.
2. To feed (livestock) with grass.
v.intr.
1. To become covered with grass.
2. To graze.

[Middle English gras, from Old English græs; see ghrē- in Indo-European roots.]

grass

(ɡrɑːs)
n
1. (Plants) any monocotyledonous plant of the family Poaceae (formerly Gramineae), having jointed stems sheathed by long narrow leaves, flowers in spikes, and seedlike fruits. The family includes cereals, bamboo, etc
2. (Plants) such plants collectively, in a lawn, meadow, etc.
3. (Plants) any similar plant, such as knotgrass, deergrass, or scurvy grass
4. (Botany) ground on which such plants grow; a lawn, field, etc
5. (Agriculture) ground on which animals are grazed; pasture
6. (Plants) a slang word for marijuana
7. slang Brit a person who informs, esp on criminals
8. (Plants) short for sparrowgrass
9. get off the grass informal NZ an exclamation of disbelief
10. let the grass grow under one's feet to squander time or opportunity
11. (Horse Racing) to retire (a racehorse)
12. informal to retire (a person)
vb
13. to cover or become covered with grass
14. to feed or be fed with grass
15. (Textiles) (tr) to spread (cloth) out on grass for drying or bleaching in the sun
16. (Individual Sports, other than specified) (tr) sport to knock or bring down (an opponent)
17. (Shooting) (tr) to shoot down (a bird)
18. (Angling) (tr) to land (a fish) on a river bank
19. slang (usually foll by: on) Brit to inform, esp to the police
[Old English græs; related to Old Norse, Gothic, Old High German gras, Middle High German gruose sap]
ˈgrassless adj
ˈgrassˌlike adj

Grass

(German ɡras)
n
(Biography) Günter (Wilhelm) (ˈɡyntər). born 1927, German novelist, dramatist, and poet. His novels include The Tin Drum (1959), Dog Years (1963), The Rat (1986), Crabwalk (2002), and Peeling the Onion (2007). Nobel prize for literature 1999

grass

(græs, grɑs)

n.
1. any of various plants that have jointed stems and bladelike leaves and are cultivated for lawns, used as pasture, or cut for hay.
2. such plants collectively.
3. any of numerous related plants.
4. grass-covered ground: a picnic on the grass.
5. Slang. marijuana.
6. grasses, stalks or sprays of grass.
v.t.
7. to cover with grass or turf.
8. to feed with growing grass; pasture.
v.i.
9. to produce grass; become covered with grass.
Idioms:
let the grass grow under one's feet, to delay action.
[before 900; Old English græs, c. Old High German, Old Norse, Gothic gras; akin to grow, green]

Grass

(grɑs)

n.
Günter (Wilhelm), born 1927, German author: Nobel prize 1999.

grass

(grăs)
Any of various plants having narrow leaves, hollow stems, and clusters of very small flowers. Grasses include many varieties of plants used for food and fodder and grown as lawns. Wheat, corn, sugar cane, and bamboo are grasses. See more at leaf.

grass


Past participle: grassed
Gerund: grassing

Imperative
grass
grass
Present
I grass
you grass
he/she/it grasses
we grass
you grass
they grass
Preterite
I grassed
you grassed
he/she/it grassed
we grassed
you grassed
they grassed
Present Continuous
I am grassing
you are grassing
he/she/it is grassing
we are grassing
you are grassing
they are grassing
Present Perfect
I have grassed
you have grassed
he/she/it has grassed
we have grassed
you have grassed
they have grassed
Past Continuous
I was grassing
you were grassing
he/she/it was grassing
we were grassing
you were grassing
they were grassing
Past Perfect
I had grassed
you had grassed
he/she/it had grassed
we had grassed
you had grassed
they had grassed
Future
I will grass
you will grass
he/she/it will grass
we will grass
you will grass
they will grass
Future Perfect
I will have grassed
you will have grassed
he/she/it will have grassed
we will have grassed
you will have grassed
they will have grassed
Future Continuous
I will be grassing
you will be grassing
he/she/it will be grassing
we will be grassing
you will be grassing
they will be grassing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been grassing
you have been grassing
he/she/it has been grassing
we have been grassing
you have been grassing
they have been grassing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been grassing
you will have been grassing
he/she/it will have been grassing
we will have been grassing
you will have been grassing
they will have been grassing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been grassing
you had been grassing
he/she/it had been grassing
we had been grassing
you had been grassing
they had been grassing
Conditional
I would grass
you would grass
he/she/it would grass
we would grass
you would grass
they would grass
Past Conditional
I would have grassed
you would have grassed
he/she/it would have grassed
we would have grassed
you would have grassed
they would have grassed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawnsgrass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
graminaceous plant, gramineous plant - cosmopolitan herbaceous or woody plants with hollow jointed stems and long narrow leaves
beach grass - tough grasses with strong roots that can grow on exposed sandy shores
bunch grass, bunchgrass - any of various grasses of many genera that grow in tufts or clumps rather than forming a sod or mat; chiefly of western United States
midgrass - any of various grasses of moderate height which covered the undisturbed prairie in the United States; includes most of the forage grasses of the temperate zone
shortgrass, short-grass - any of various grasses that are short and can tolerate drought conditions; common on the dry upland plains just east of the Rocky Mountains
sword grass - any of various grasses or sedges having sword-shaped leaves with sharp edges
tallgrass, tall-grass - any of various grasses that are tall and that flourish with abundant moisture
lemon grass, lemongrass - a tropical grass native to India and Sri Lanka
Aegilops triuncalis, goat grass - European grass naturalized as a weed in North America; sharp-pointed seeds cause injury when eaten by livestock
wheatgrass, wheat-grass - a grass of the genus Agropyron
bent grass, bent-grass, bent - grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
broom grass - any of several grasses of the genus Andropogon; used in broom making
Arrhenatherum elatius, evergreen grass, false oat, French rye, tall meadow grass, tall oat grass - coarse perennial Eurasian grass resembling oat; found on roadside verges and rough grassland and in hay meadows; introduced in North America for forage
brome, bromegrass - any of various woodland and meadow grasses of the genus Bromus; native to temperate regions
grama, grama grass, gramma, gramma grass - pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America
Buchloe dactyloides, buffalo grass - short grass growing on dry plains of central United States (where buffalo roam)
reed grass - any of various tall perennial grasses of the genus Calamagrostis having feathery plumes; natives of marshland fens and wet woodlands of temperate northern hemisphere
bur grass, burgrass - a grass of the genus Cenchrus
Cenchrus tribuloides, field sandbur, sandbur, sandspur - grass of the eastern United States and tropical America having spikelets enclosed in prickly burs
finger grass - any grass of the genus Chloris; occurs in short grassland especially on waste ground or poor soils
Cortaderia selloana, pampas grass - tall perennial grass of pampas of South America having silvery plumes and growing in large dense clumps
Arundo richardii, Cortaderia richardii, plumed tussock, toe toe, toetoe - tall grass of New Zealand grown for plumelike flower heads
Bahama grass, Bermuda grass, Cynodon dactylon, devil grass, doob, kweek, scutch grass, star grass - trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India
Cynodon plectostachyum, giant star grass - perennial grass having stems 3 to 4 feet high; used especially in Africa and India for pasture and hay
cocksfoot, cockspur, Dactylis glomerata, orchard grass - widely grown stout Old World hay and pasture grass
crab grass, crabgrass, finger grass - grasses with creeping stems that root freely; a pest in lawns
lyme grass - a grass of the genus Elymus
wild rye - any of several grasses of the genus Elymus
bay grass, love grass - any of various grasses of the genus Eragrostis; specially useful for forage and for the prevention of erosion
plume grass - a reedlike grass of the genus Erianthus having large plumes
fescue, fescue grass, Festuca elatior, meadow fescue - grass with wide flat leaves cultivated in Europe and America for permanent pasture and hay and for lawns
Festuca ovina, sheep fescue, sheep's fescue - cultivated for sheep pasturage in upland regions or used as a lawn grass
silver grass - of Australia and New Zealand
Holcus lanatus, velvet grass, Yorkshire fog - tall European perennial grass having a velvety stem; naturalized in United States and used for forage
creeping soft grass, Holcus mollis - European perennial grass with soft velvety foliage
2.Grass - German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)
3.grass - a police informer who implicates many people
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
betrayer, blabber, informer, squealer, rat - one who reveals confidential information in return for money
4.grass - bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattlegrass - bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
fodder - coarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop
5.grass - street names for marijuanagrass - street names for marijuana    
cannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana - the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
Verb1.grass - shoot down, of birds
shoot, pip, hit - hit with a missile from a weapon
2.grass - cover with grass; "The owners decided to grass their property"
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
3.grass - spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach
spread, unfold, open, spread out - spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms"
4.grass - cover with grass
spread over, cover - form a cover over; "The grass covered the grave"
5.grass - feed with grass
pasture, graze, crop - let feed in a field or pasture or meadow
6.grass - give away information about somebodygrass - give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
sell out - give information that compromises others

grass

noun
1. turf, lawn Small creatures stirred in the grass around the tent.
2. cannabis, blow (slang), pot (slang), weed (slang), dope (slang), hemp, hash (slang), hashish, wacky baccy (slang), dagga (S. African) I started smoking grass when I was about sixteen.
3. (Brit. slang) betrayer, sneak, squealer (slang), Judas, accuser, stool pigeon, nark (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang) He preferred to take the rap rather than be a grass.
verb
1. (often with on) inform on, shop (slang, chiefly Brit.), betray, denounce, snitch (slang), sing (slang, chiefly U.S.), give away, rat on (informal), sell (someone) down the river (informal) He was repeatedly attacked by other inmates, who accused him of grassing. I'd never grass on a mate.
Related words
adjectives gramineous, verdant

Grasses

barley, Bermuda grass, bluegrass, buffalo grass, cane, citronella, cotton grass, couch grass, crab grass, darnel, elephant grass, esparto, fescue, maize, marram grass, millet, oat, pampas grass, reed, rice, rye, rye-grass, sorghum, sugar cane, wheat, wild oat, wild rye
Translations
عُشْبماريخواناواشٍأنواع الأعْشابحشيش
trávatravinatrávníkdonašeč
græsgræsartmarihuanastikker
herbo
ruohovasikkavasikoidaheinänurmi
घास
travadoušnik
pázsitfűfélék
rumput
grasjurt af grasaætt
マリファナ密告者
마리화나정보 제공자
žolėžolėtasžolytėapaugęs žolepieva
zāle
iarbă
trávatravinamarihuana
travatrata
grästjallare
กัญชาคนที่ส่งข้อมูลให้ตำรวจหญ้า
گهاس
cần sacỏngười chỉ điểm

grass

[grɑːs]
A. N
1. (Bot) → hierba f, yerba f; (= lawn) → césped m, pasto m (LAm), grama f (LAm); (= pasture) → pasto m
"keep off the grass"prohibido pisar la hierba
to put a horse out to grassechar un caballo al pasto
not to let the grass grow under one's feetno dormirse
the grass is always greener on the other side (of the fence)nadie está contento con su suerte
2. (= marijuana) → marihuana f, mota f (LAm)
3. (Brit) (= person) → soplón/ona m/f
B. VI (Brit) → soplar, dar el chivatazo
to grass ondelatar a
C. VT (also to grass over) → cubrir de hierba
D. CPD grass court N (Tennis) → pista f de hierba
grass cutter Ncortacésped m
grass roots NPL (fig) → base f
see also grass-roots grass snake Nculebra f
grass widow N (esp US) (divorced, separated) → mujer f separada o divorciada (Brit) (hum) → mujer f cuyo marido está ausente
grass widower N (esp US) (divorced, separated) → hombre m separado o divorciado (Brit) (hum) → marido m cuya mujer está ausente

grass

[ˈgrɑːs]
n
(= plant) → herbe f
The grass is long → L'herbe est haute.
tall grass → herbe haute
the grass is greener on the other side of the fence → on a toujours envie de ce qu'on n'a pas, on envie toujours le sort du voisin
to be put out to grass (British) [employee] → être mis(e) au repos
(= lawn) → pelouse f, gazon m
to cut the grass → tondre le gazon
(British) (= informer) → mouchard(e) m/f
vi
to grass on sb (British) (= inform) → donner qn

grass

n
(= plant)Gras nt; wheat is a grassder Weizen gehört zu den Gräsern; blade of grassGrashalm m; grass seedGrassamen m; to let the grass grow under one’s feetdie Sache auf die lange Bank schieben; the grass is always greener (on the other side of the fence or hill) (Prov) → auf des Nachbars Feld steht das Korn immer besser (Prov), → die Kirschen in Nachbars Garten (Prov)
no pl (= lawn)Rasen m; (= pasture)Weide (→ land nt) f; to play on grass (Sport) → auf (dem) Rasen spielen; the cattle are out at grass (Brit) → das Vieh ist auf der Weide; to put or turn out to grass (Brit, cattle) → auf die Weide führen or treiben; old horsesdas Gnadenbrot geben (+dat); (inf) employeeaufs Abstellgleis schieben (inf)
(inf: = marijuana) → Gras(s) nt (inf)
(Brit inf: = informer) → Spitzel m (sl)
vt (also grass over) groundmit Gras bepflanzen
vi (Brit inf) → singen (inf)(to bei); to grass on somebodyjdn verpfeifen (inf)

grass

:
grass blade
nGrashalm m
grass box
nGrasfangkorb m
grass-green
adjgrasgrün
grass-grown
adjmit Gras bewachsen
grasshopper
nHeuschrecke f, → Grashüpfer m (inf)
grassland
nGrasland nt
grass plot
nRasenfläche f
grass roots
plVolk nt; (of a party)Basis f, → Fußvolk nt (hum inf)
grass-roots
adj attrBasis-, an der Basis; grass democracyBasisdemokratie f; at grass levelan der Basis; a grass movementeine Bürgerinitiative
grass skirt
nBastrock m
grass snake
nRingelnatter f
grass widow
nStrohwitwe f; (dated US, divorced) → geschiedene Frau; (separated) → (von ihrem Mann) getrennt lebende Frau
grass widower
nStrohwitwer m; (dated US, divorced) → geschiedener Mann; (separated) → (von seiner Frau) getrennt lebender Mann

grass

[grɑːs]
1. n
a. (plant) → erba; (lawn) → prato; (pasture) → pascolo, prato
"keep off the grass" → "vietato calpestare l'erba"
not to let the grass grow under one's feet (fig) → non tirarla per le lunghe
to put out to grass (also) (fig) → mettere a riposo
b. (slang) (marijuana) → erba
c. (Brit) (fam) (informer) → informatore/trice; (ex-terrorist) → pentito/a
2. vi (prison slang) to grass (on sb)fare una soffiata (sul conto di qn)
grass over vt + advmettere a prato

grass

(graːs) noun
1. the green plant which covers fields, garden lawns etc.
2. any species of grass, including also corn and bamboo. He studies grasses.
3. (slang) marijuana.
ˈgrassy adjective
a grassy bank/slope.
ˈgrasshopper noun
a type of insect which jumps and which makes a noise by rubbing its wings.
ˈgrassland noun
land covered with grass, used as pasture for animals.

grass

حَشِيش, عُشْب, واشٍ donašeč, tráva græs, stikker Gras, Spitzel γρασίδι, μαριχουάνα, χαφιές césped, hierba, marihuana, soplón ruoho, vasikka herbe, indic doušnik, trava erba, informatore マリファナ, 密告者, 草 마리화나, 정보 제공자, 풀 gras, verklikker, wiet gress, tyster kapuś, trawa erva, grama, informador, informante, maconha, relva доносчик, трава, травка gräs, tjallare กัญชา, คนที่ส่งข้อมูลให้ตำรวจ, หญ้า muhbir, ot cần sa, cỏ, người chỉ điểm 大麻, 背叛者,

grass

n. hierba, yerba.

grass

n hierba, césped m; (fam, marijuana) marihuana, mariguana (Mex), hierba (fam), mota (Mex, CA; fam); allergic to grasses..alérgico a la hierba or al césped
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