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Meaning of GROOVE

Pronunciation:  groov

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape; "they fell into a conversational rut"
  2. [n]  (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part
  3. [n]  a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)
  4. [v]  hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove; "furrow soil"
  5. [v]  make a groove in
  6. [v]  make a groove in, or provide with a groove, as of a record, for example

GROOVE is a 6 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: channel, furrow, gouge, rout, rut, rut, vallecula
 See Also: body part, core out, costal groove, cut into, dado, delve, depression, dig, fissure, flute, fluting, hollow, hollow out, impression, imprint, incise, mill, modus operandi, quirk, rabbet, rebate, routine, rut, stria, striation, track, turn over



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Groove\, n. [D. groef, groeve; akin to E. grove. See
    1. A furrow, channel, or long hollow, such as may be formed
       by cutting, molding, grinding, the wearing force of
       flowing water, or constant travel; a depressed way; a worn
       path; a rut.
    2. Hence: The habitual course of life, work, or affairs;
       fixed routine.
             The gregarious trifling of life in the social
             groove.                               --J. Morley.
    3. [See {Grove}.] (Mining) A shaft or excavation. [Prov.
  2. \Groove\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Grooved}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To cut a groove or channel in; to form into channels or
    grooves; to furrow.
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