Definition of 'grass'

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Example sentences containing 'grass'

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Now stadium officials have decided to turf out the rye grass surface and lay a fresh pitch. The Sun (2009)There are still flowers to be seen on the grass verges of country roads. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The cost of cutting the grass and keeping the woodland under control? Times, Sunday Times (2014)There was no point in endangering the entire grass court season. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is usually a grass area to pitch your tent or park your caravan or motorhome. The Sun (2011)She wrapped her daughter in a shawl and they hid in some long grass by the fence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They were thin and ill because there was no grass to eat. The Sun (2013)Walk slowly and scan grasses and herbaceous plants too. Times, Sunday Times (2012) The grass reaches all the way from the back of the garden to the house. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We did not prune his roses but we mowed the grass and things like that. The Sun (2014)The screen can be opened to let grass grow. The Sun (2015)Thai cooking is popular because it is basically lots of sugar and salt masked by lemon grass. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)It may look a bit messy for a few weeks but the grass will quickly grow through. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Most were sitting on grass banks rather than in the new grandstand. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What if you are planting into grass or lawn? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet the grass always tends to be greener on the other side of the fence. Peter F. Drucker MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Time has covered them in grass and flowers. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Thin grass is another matter and much more successful. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This was seen as a saviour for farmers in the uplands where animals are trapped with little grass for feed. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In a wet season the grass becomes so lush and lanky that it lies down before you think about cutting it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is generally an hour's work mowing and bringing in grass for the stables. Smout, T.C. & Wood, Sydney Scottish Voices 1745-1960 (1990)Should she gain more athleticism, she could be a contender on a grass surface that suits her big hitting. The Sun (2007)I have to find grass and bring it up to them, otherwise they'll die. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

Synonyms of 'grass'

turf, lawn
betrayer, sneak, squealer, Judas
inform on, shop, betray, denounce

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Translations for 'grass'

British English: grass /ɡrɑːs/ NOUN
plant Grass is a very common green plant with narrow leaves that forms a layer covering an area of ground.
We sat on the grass and ate our picnic.
  • American English: grass plant
  • Arabic: عُشْب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: grama vegetação
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: trava
  • Czech: tráva
  • Danish: græs
  • Dutch: gras
  • European Spanish: césped
  • Finnish: ruoho kasvi
  • French: herbe
  • German: Gras
  • Greek: γρασίδι
  • Italian: erba
  • Japanese:
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: gress
  • Polish: trawa
  • European Portuguese: relva vegetação
  • Romanian: iarbă
  • Russian: трава
  • Spanish: césped
  • Swedish: gräs
  • Thai: หญ้า
  • Turkish: ot
  • Ukrainian: трава
  • Vietnamese: cỏ
British English: grass /ɡrɑːs/ NOUN
marijuana Grass is an illegal drug which is usually smoked. It is also called marijuana.
  • American English: grass marijuana
  • Arabic: حَشِيش
  • Brazilian Portuguese: maconha
  • Chinese: 大麻
  • Croatian: trava
  • Czech: tráva marihuana
  • Danish: græs
  • Dutch: wiet
  • European Spanish: hierba
  • Finnish: ruoho marihuana
  • French: herbe
  • German: Gras Marihuana
  • Greek: μαριχουάνα
  • Italian: erba
  • Japanese: マリファナ marijuana
  • Korean: 마리화나
  • Norwegian: gress
  • Polish: trawa
  • European Portuguese: erva droga ilegal
  • Romanian: iarbămarijuana
  • Russian: травка
  • Spanish: marihuana
  • Swedish: gräs
  • Thai: กัญชา
  • Turkish: ot esrar
  • Ukrainian: травка
  • Vietnamese: cần sa
British English: grass /ɡrɑːs/ NOUN
informer A grass is someone who tells the police or other authorities about criminal activities that they know about.
  • American English: police informant
  • Arabic: واشٍ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: informante
  • Chinese: 背叛者
  • Croatian: doušnik
  • Czech: donašeč
  • Danish: stikker
  • Dutch: verklikker
  • European Spanish: soplón
  • Finnish: vasikka ilmiantaja
  • French: indic
  • German: Spitzel
  • Greek: χαφιές
  • Italian: informatore
  • Japanese: 密告者 informer
  • Korean: 정보 제공자
  • Norwegian: tyster
  • Polish: kapuś
  • European Portuguese: informador
  • Romanian: turnător
  • Russian: доносчик
  • Spanish: soplón
  • Swedish: tjallare
  • Thai: คนที่ส่งข้อมูลให้ตำรวจ
  • Turkish: muhbir
  • Ukrainian: донощик
  • Vietnamese: người chỉ điểm


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