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(Horticulture) a variant spelling of engraft
inˈgraftment, ˌingrafˈtation n
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(ɛnˈgræft, -ˈgrɑft)

1. to graft from one plant to another for propagation: to engraft a peach on a plum.
2. to implant surgically.
en`graf•ta′tion, en•graft′ment, n.
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Past participle: ingrafted
Gerund: ingrafting

I ingraft
you ingraft
he/she/it ingrafts
we ingraft
you ingraft
they ingraft
I ingrafted
you ingrafted
he/she/it ingrafted
we ingrafted
you ingrafted
they ingrafted
Present Continuous
I am ingrafting
you are ingrafting
he/she/it is ingrafting
we are ingrafting
you are ingrafting
they are ingrafting
Present Perfect
I have ingrafted
you have ingrafted
he/she/it has ingrafted
we have ingrafted
you have ingrafted
they have ingrafted
Past Continuous
I was ingrafting
you were ingrafting
he/she/it was ingrafting
we were ingrafting
you were ingrafting
they were ingrafting
Past Perfect
I had ingrafted
you had ingrafted
he/she/it had ingrafted
we had ingrafted
you had ingrafted
they had ingrafted
I will ingraft
you will ingraft
he/she/it will ingraft
we will ingraft
you will ingraft
they will ingraft
Future Perfect
I will have ingrafted
you will have ingrafted
he/she/it will have ingrafted
we will have ingrafted
you will have ingrafted
they will have ingrafted
Future Continuous
I will be ingrafting
you will be ingrafting
he/she/it will be ingrafting
we will be ingrafting
you will be ingrafting
they will be ingrafting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ingrafting
you have been ingrafting
he/she/it has been ingrafting
we have been ingrafting
you have been ingrafting
they have been ingrafting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ingrafting
you will have been ingrafting
he/she/it will have been ingrafting
we will have been ingrafting
you will have been ingrafting
they will have been ingrafting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ingrafting
you had been ingrafting
he/she/it had been ingrafting
we had been ingrafting
you had been ingrafting
they had been ingrafting
I would ingraft
you would ingraft
he/she/it would ingraft
we would ingraft
you would ingraft
they would ingraft
Past Conditional
I would have ingrafted
you would have ingrafted
he/she/it would have ingrafted
we would have ingrafted
you would have ingrafted
they would have ingrafted
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.ingraft - 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"
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References in classic literature ?
Now therefore bend thine eare To supplication, heare his sighs though mute; Unskilful with what words to pray, let mee Interpret for him, mee his Advocate And propitiation, all his works on mee Good or not good ingraft, my Merit those Shall perfet, and for these my Death shall pay.
I have always thought, that one of the most curious and valuable objects of antiquaries has been to trace the progress of society, by the efforts made in early ages to improve the rudeness of their first expedients, until they either approach excellence, or, as is more frequently the case, are supplied by new and fundamental discoveries, which supersede both the earlier and ruder system, and the improvements which have been ingrafted upon it.
THE residue of the argument against the provisions of the Constitution in respect to taxation is ingrafted upon the following clause.
Yet though there is a great difference between our manners, customs, civil government, and those of the Abyssins, there is yet a much greater in points of faith; for so many errors have been introduced and ingrafted into their religion, by their ignorance, their separation from the Catholic Church, and their intercourse with Jews, Pagans, and Mohammedans, that their present religion is nothing but a kind of confused miscellany of Jewish and Mohammedan superstitions, with which they have corrupted those remnants of Christianity which they still retain.
"Heaven protect me from a prejudice so unworthy of my reason!" returned Duncan, at the same time conscious of such a feeling, and that as deeply rooted as if it had been ingrafted in his nature.
She had her father's sweet temper ingrafted on her mother's variable Southern nature.
They, who were of that equivocal age which admitted them to the hunts, while their discretion was still too doubtful to permit them to be trusted on the war-path, hung around the skirts of the whole, catching, from the fierce models before them, that gravity of demeanour and restraint of manner, which in time was to become so deeply ingrafted in their own characters.
Furthermore, another immunological function of the KCs has been described in ingraft versus host disease.
The more obvious indication of the theme of procreation is in the last line, "As he takes from you, I ingraft you new." The key here is the word ingraft (engraft) which literally means to graft or insert a scion of one tree into a stock of another tree.
Daisy will have to have chemotherapy to kill off her immune system and bone marrow to allow stem cells from sister Pixie to ingraft in Daisy's bone marrow.
"Non dubito"--"I do not doubt"--it begins, referring to the book's likelihood of attracting a wide readership, but also anticipating hostile readers who will deny the writer's genius and charge him with teaching forbidden things, even laying the seeds of heresy ("haeresium semina jacere"): Non dubito, quin titulus libri nostri raritate sua quamplurimos alliciat ad legendum: inter quos nonnulli obliquae opinionis, mente languidi, multi etiam maligni, et in ingenium nostrum ingraft accedent, qui temeraria sua ignorantia, vix conspecto titulo clamabunt: Nos vetita docere, haeresium semina jacere: piis auribus offendiculo, praeclaris ingeniis scandalo esse.