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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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"
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Translations

engraft

vt
(Bot) → aufpfropfen (→ into, on, upon auf +acc)
(fig geh) principlesverankern (→ into in +dat)
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or for ingrafting upon them the restrictions of English
Baptism, therefore, envisages a complete profession of faith, complete incorporation in the system of salvation such as Christ willed it to be, and finally complete ingrafting in eucharistic communion." (24)
"If he is accepting that sharia could be ingrafted i= n British law, it can only be ingrafted if it complies with British law in = which case there's no pointing ingrafting it."