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grate1 a framework of crossed or parallel bars that serves as a covering, guard, or the like. [4 definitions]
grate2 to make a sharp rasping noise, as of scraping. [5 definitions]
grateful feeling or showing appreciation for kindnesses or benefits; thankful. [2 definitions]
gratification the act of gratifying, or the condition or feeling of being gratified. [2 definitions]
gratify to give pleasure or satisfaction to (someone). [2 definitions]
gratifying causing pleasure or satisfaction, esp. after the accomplishment of something.
grating1 a framework of crossed or parallel bars that covers an opening; grate.
grating2 (of a sound) harsh, jarring, or discordant. [2 definitions]
gratis without charging money; freely. [2 definitions]
gratitude the state or feeling of being thankful or appreciative; gratefulness.
gratuitous given or done without sufficient reason or justification; unwarranted. [2 definitions]
gratuitous contract a contract benefitting only one of the parties.
gratuity extra money given voluntarily for services rendered; tip.
graupel precipitation in the form of snow pellets.
gravamen in law, the essential part of a complaint or accusation, which usu. weighs most heavily against the accused.
grave1 a hole dug in the ground for burying a dead body. [4 definitions]
grave2 having great seriousness or importance; causing deep concern; critical. [4 definitions]
grave3 to carve or incise; engrave. [2 definitions]
grave4 in music, slow and solemn. [2 definitions]
grave accent a diacritical mark (), placed over a vowel to indicate length or low pitch, or to indicate secondary stress of a syllable. (Cf. acute accent.)
gravedigger a person who digs graves for a living.