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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)
References in classic literature ?
The idea of engrafting his tattooing upon my white skin filled him with all a painter's enthusiasm; again and again he gazed into my countenance, and every fresh glimpse seemed to add to the vehemence of his ambition.
Certainly there is matter here for many large volumes, and often the universal history of humanity in the successive engrafting of many arts at many levels, upon the same monument.
Adding biologically active factors to Stemedica's original, patented cellular scaffolds might increase the engrafting capability and the potency of engrafted cells," according to Alex Kharazi of Stemedica.
The company's overall goal is treating the disorder by infusing health, fully metabolism-competent human liver cells into the portal vein, subsequently engrafting the liver of the child with UCD.
Cytonet's liver cell programme is an effective compensation of the metabolism disorder by means of the infusion of healthy, fully metabolism- competent human liver cells into the portal vein with the aim of engrafting these in the liver of a child.
Palo Alto, CA) has patented a substantially enriched mammalian hepatic liver engrafting cell population.
In her view, as well as for many other scholars, the gradual engrafting of the northern Gothic begins with Nicola Pisano (26), is largely furthered by his son and students in Tuscany and is carried as far as Padua, Milan, and Naples by yet other major Tuscans like Giovanni di Balduccio and Tino di Camaino.
Like so many of the book's strengths, these points are not given enough attention or stated so boldly as they should be, even though the book elsewhere alleges much more audacious claims less central to the project at hand--such as the suggestion that Hawthorne "began a feverish renewal of his writing career with the Scarlet Letter in September 1849" after reading Southworth's Hagar and engrafting his Hester Prynne therefrom.