Synonyms of grub in English:

grub

noun

  • 1 the grub becomes a fully grown beetle
    larva, maggot; caterpillar
  • 2 informal we had third helpings of delicious pub grub See food

verb

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  • 2 they grub up the old trees and replace them
    dig up, unearth, disinter, uproot, root out, root up, pull up, pull out, tear out, take out of the ground
    literary deracinate
    they grub up the old trees and replace them
    [Antonyms] plant

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