Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / grating
FEEDBACK

grating

See definition of grating on Dictionary.com

synonyms for grating

  • annoying
  • displeasing
  • dry
  • grinding
  • jarring
  • offensive
  • rasping
  • rough
  • shrill
  • disagreeable
  • discordant
  • dissonant
  • harsh
  • harsh-sounding
  • hoarse
  • irksome
  • raucous
  • squeaky
  • strident
  • stridulent
  • stridulous
  • unpleasant
  • vexatious
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for grating

MOST RELEVANT
  • agreeable
  • nice
  • pleasing
  • smooth
  • soothing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING grating

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Arrrgh, Freebooters Of Lexical Forms: Plunder This Quiz!
START THE QUIZ

How to use grating in a sentence

Marple helps speed up maceration for harder ingredients like ginger and celery by blending, grating, or otherwise breaking them down.
HOMEMADE SHRUBS ARE YOUR GATEWAY TO A WORLD OF SWEET, TANGY SUMMER DRINKINGALIZA ABARBANELJULY 8, 2021EATER
They Came Together to Make the World ListenTo Gross, the idea that Cosby got out on a “technicality,” as many tellings would have it, is a grating reduction of a complicated and important process we rely on to produce justice.
WHAT BILL COSBY’S RELEASE REALLY SAYS ABOUT GETTING A CONVICTION OVERTURNED IN AMERICAJANELL ROSSJULY 7, 2021TIME
He’s going about it in his wide-eyed, can’t-we-all-get-along way that his colleagues might find grating if it weren’t so sincere.
HERE’S WHY SCHUMER’S MOSTLY OK WITH MANCHIN BLOCKING HIS AGENDAMARGARET CARLSONJUNE 11, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
He fell into a metal rail on the conveyor belt system, “stood up, took a few steps, and fell back onto the grating,” according to the TOSHA report.
A TEMP WORKER DIED ON THE JOB AFTER FEDEX DIDN’T FIX A KNOWN HAZARD. THE FINE: $7,000.BY WENDI C. THOMAS, MLK50: JUSTICE THROUGH JOURNALISMDECEMBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
Using a food processor fitted with coarse grating attachment, or the large holes of a box grater, grate the potatoes.
THIS CRISP, CLASSIC POTATO LATKE RECIPE DELIVERS A SATISFYING, CELEBRATORY CRUNCHOLGA MASSOVNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I plainly heard a noise upon the cover of my closet like that of a cable, and the grating of it as it passed through the ring.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
I do not know—I do not dare to believe—that I shall live to hear that key grating in the lock.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Before he realised what had taken place he found himself thrown on the floor, while strange grating noises reached his ears.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
But what is that monotonous grating sound which continues with mechanical regularity?
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Beside this door was a heavy iron grating, opening upon a sort of corridor, which gave a little light and a little air.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
SEPTEMBER 21, 2021
Choose the synonym for trace
lull

WORDS RELATED TO GRATING

  • abrading
  • chafing
  • erosion
  • grating
  • rubbing
  • scratching
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

serotinaladjective | [si-rot-n-l, ser-uh-tahyn-l ]SEE DEFINITION