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An example use of graft in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of graft


  1. The depth of the blade of a digging tool such as a spade or shovel.
  2. A cut of the take (money).
  3. A narrow spade used in digging drainage trenches.
  4. (countable, colloquial) A job or trade.
  5. A bribe, especially on an ongoing basis.
  6. (uncountable, colloquial) Work; labor.
  7. A ditch, a canal.
  8. A portion of living tissue used in the operation of autoplasty.
  9. Illicit profit by corrupt means, especially in public life.
  10. (uncountable, colloquial) Effort needed for doing hard work.
  11. Corruption in official life.
  12. A branch or portion of a tree growing from such a shoot.
  13. A con job.
  14. 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.
  15. A criminal's special branch of practice.


  1. To cover, as a ring bolt, block strap, splicing, etc., with a weaving of small cord or rope-yarns.
  2. 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.
  3. To join (one thing) to another as if by grafting, so as to bring about a close union.
  4. To insert scions (grafts) from one tree, or kind of tree, etc., into another; to practice grafting.
  5. To work.
  6. To obtain illegal gain from bribery or similar corrupt practices.
  7. To implant a portion of (living flesh or akin) in a lesion so as to form an organic union.
  8. To form a graft polymer.


  1. A surname​.

graft frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word graft occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics graft can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that graft can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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