Synonyms of graft in English:

graft1

noun

  • 1 such grafts may die from lack of water
    scion, cutting, shoot, offshoot, bud, slip, new growth, sprout, sprig
  • 2 she had a skin graft
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  • 1 they graft on a bud higher up the stem
    affix, slip, join, insert, splice
    rare engraft
  • 2 a technique in which living tissue is grafted on to the patient's cornea
    transplant, implant, transfer
  • 3 a Victorian mansion grafted on to a seventeenth-century farmhouse
    fasten, attach, add, fix, join, insert
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    graft2

    British informal

    noun

  • he earned success through hard graft
    work, effort, endeavour, toil, labour, exertion, the sweat of one's brow, drudgery, donkey work; perseverance, persistence
    informal slog
    Australian/New Zealand informal yakka
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  • the players are not frightened to graft for each other
    work hard, exert oneself, toil, labour, hammer away, grind away, sweat; plod away, slave away, work like a Trojan, work like a dog, keep one's nose to the grindstone; persevere, persist, keep at it, stick with it
    informal slog away, plug away, beaver away, put one's back into something, work one's socks off, work one's guts out, sweat blood, kill oneself
    British informal get one's head down
    British vulgar slang work one's balls/arse/nuts off
    North American vulgar slang work one's ass/butt off
    archaic drudge, travail, moil
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    graft3

    noun

  • the new president has started a campaign against graft
    corruption, bribery, bribing, dishonesty, deceit, fraud, fraudulence, subornation, unlawful practices, illegal means, underhand means; North Americanpayola
    informal palm-greasing, back-scratching, hush money, kickback, crookedness, shadiness, shady business, dirty tricks, dirty dealings, wheeling and dealing, sharp practices
    [Antonyms] honesty
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