Definitions of graft

  1. To practise engrafting.
  2. To insert, as a graft; insert a graft into.
  3. To insert as a shoot in another tree; join so as to receive support from another thing; in surgery, to transplant ( tissue).
  4. To make an incision in a tree or plant, and insert in it a small branch of another: to insert in something anything not belonging to it.
  5. To insert a graft.
  6. To obtain something, as money, by dishonest means.
  7. To insert scions from one tree, or kind of tree, etc., into another; to practice grafting.
  8. To practice grafting; colloquially, to accept bribe money; grafting knife, a knife adapted for cutting twigs or vines for grafting.
  9. To insert cuttings into a tree.
  10. To insert a shoot, as into a tree; to insert after the manner of a graft.
  11. To insert a cutting of one tree into part of another in such a way that they unite; to insert anything into a body to which it did not originally belong.
  12. the practice of offering something ( usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
  13. the act of grafting something onto something else
  14. ( surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
  15. A small shoot or scion of a tree inserted in another tree, the stock of which is to support and nourish it. The two unite and become one tree, but the graft determines the kind of fruit.
  16. A branch or portion of a tree growing from such a shoot.
  17. A portion of living tissue used in the operation of autoplasty.
  18. To insert ( a graft) in a branch or stem of another tree; to propagate by insertion in another stock; also, to insert a graft upon.
  19. To implant a portion of ( living flesh or akin) in a lesion so as to form an organic union.
  20. To join ( one thing) to another as if by grafting, so as to bring about a close union.
  21. To cover, as a ring bolt, block strap, splicing, etc., with a weaving of small cord or rope- yarns.
  22. Acquisition of money, position, etc., by dishonest or unjust means, as by actual theft or by taking advantage of a public office or any position of trust or employment to obtain fees, perquisites, profits on contracts, legislation, pay for work not done or service not performed, etc.; illegal or unfair practice for profit or personal advantage; also, anything thus gained.
  23. A soft thing or easy thing; a snap.
  24. A small shoot of a tree inserted into another tree; hence, something mixed with a foreign stock; colloquially, an unlawful or irrogular acceptance of money, particularly from the government of a city or state; a bribe.
  25. Grafter.
  26. A small branch used in grafting.
  27. A scion inserted in a stock.
  28. A shoot inserted into a tree or plant so as to unite with it.
  29. Manual labor.
  30. Anything obtained by grafting, as money secured dishonestly.
  31. A small shoot of a tree, inserted into another tree as the stock which is to support and nourish it.
  32. A small shoot or scion cut from one tree and inserted into a part of another.