grain

664 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ɡɹˈe͡ɪn], [ɡɹˈe‍ɪn], [ɡ_ɹ_ˈeɪ_n]
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Synonyms for Grain:

category (noun)

brand, breed, caste, category, clan, class, classification, degree, denomination, designation, family, feather, form, genotype, genus, grade, ilk, kind, kingdom, label, level, line, make, mold, order, people, persuasion, phylum, race, rank, series, set, sort, species, stamp, step, stock, strain, stripe, style, taxonomy, type, variety.

particle (noun)

atom, bit, crumb, dab, dash, drop, flyspeck, granule, iota, mite, modicum, morsel, particle, pittance, scrap, shred, smidgen, smithereen, speck, touch, trace, whit.

tendency (noun)

affinity, aptness, bent, bias, course, direction, disposition, inclination, leaning, penchant, polarity, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, proneness, propensity, temperament, tendency, tenor, trend.

texture (noun)

coarseness, fabric, feel, fineness, granulation, grit, material, nap, pile, roughness, smoothness, surface, texture, tissue, weave, web.

vegetation (noun)

algae, fern, flora, flower, fruit, fungus, grass, herb, legume, moss, plant, shrub, tree, vegetable, vegetation, vine, weed, wort.

Other synonyms and related words:

CT, Cu, Graminaceous Plant, Lota, Millet, Paddy, Pilosity, Tod, Tuber, abrade, ace, acorn, acre, affect, affections, aftergrass, amaranth, amount, animus, apothecaries' weight, applicability, apply paint, aptendency, aptitude, arabesque, arable, arborescence, are, area, argyle, arrangement, array, arroba, arrowroot, articulation, asperity, atomise, atomize, avoirdupois weight, bamboo, barley, barleycorn, basmati, bead, bean, beat, become granular, bedaub, bedizen, begild, berry, besmear, big, binding wire, bird seed, bite, blood, bmi, body-build, bothersome, bran, bray, breccia, brecciate, brush on paint, buckwheat, bulb, bulgur, bushel, calcimine, cane, cantlet, carat, caryopsis, cast, cast of mind, cast of soul, cat food, centigram, cereal, cereal crop, cereal grass, cereal plant, cereals, character, characteristic, characteristics, check, chicken feed, chip, chipping, chop, chronology, clipping, coarsen, coarseness of grain, coat, cold surface, color, coloration, column, combine, come to dust, comminute, complexion, composition, conatus, conducement, conduciveness, configuration, consistency, constituents, constitution, contexture, contrary, contriturate, corm, corn, cornflakes, corpuscle, corrugation, cover, crasis, crop, crumble, crumble into dust, crumble to dust, crush, cubic, cultivate, cultivated, current, cutting edge, cwt, daub, debris, deep-dye, description, details, detritus, dharma, diathesis, difficult situation, dight, dip, disintegrate, distemper, dog food, dole, dot, double-dye, drachma, dram, dribble, driblet, drift, drip, droplet, dry goods, dust, dwarf, dye, dyne, eatage, eccentricity, effloresce, egg, element, emblazon, embryo, enamel, engild, ensilage, essence, ethos, face, fall to dust, fall to pieces, farina, farinaceous plant, farthing, fast-dye, features, feed, fiber, fibre, filings, fine cord, fine lapping, fine powder, fineness of grain, finish, flatness smoothness, flaxseed, fleck, flitter, flocculi, flour, flowers of wine, fodder, fog, food grain, forage, forage grass, force, fraction, fragment, frame, frame of mind, frame of soul, fresco, fritter, furbish, genius, genre, germ, gild, glaze, gleam, glimmer, globule, gloss, gnat, gobbet, goose bumps, goose pimples, grain of sand, grain of seed, grain of the wood, grain of wood, grain split, graining, grains, granular, granular texture, granulate, granulet, granulize, grate, gravel, grind, grind to powder, grist, groat, habit, habit of mind, habit of soul, hair, handful, hay, hayseed, hint, hue, humor, humors, humour, hundredweight, idea, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, illuminate, imbue, impress, inch, inculcate, indentation, individualism, indoctrinate, infuse, ingrain, inoculate, inscribe, inspire, instil, instill, instrumentality, intertexture, introduce, irritating, japan, jot, kernel, kidney, kilo, kin, knub, lacquer, lawn grass, lay on color, lb, leaning to, levigate, liability, limature, linseed, little, little bit, load, long ton, look, lot, love, magistery, make up, makeup, manner, mark, mash, mass, material point, meal, measure, meat, mental set, metric grain, metric ton, mettle, microbe, microorganism, midge, mill, mind, mind-set, minim, minimum, minutia, minutiae, mixed end, molecule, mood, morceau, mote, mould, moulder, mouldy, move, nature, nisus, nodosity, nub, nubbin, nugget, number, nut, nutshell, oat, oatmeal, oats, offensive, orange peel, ornamental grass, ort, ounce, ovule, ovum, paint, panel, parget, paring, particle of sand, pasturage, pasture, patch, pattern, pebble, pellet, pennyweight, pestle, pet food, physique, piece, pigment, pinch, pinhead, pinpoint, pip, pit, pock, point, polish, ponderation, pound, powder, preference, prime, produce, propendency, propenseness, propension, property, protuberance, provender, pulverise, pulverize, qualities, quality, quintal, rag, reduce to powder, reed, remnant, rice, rice crop, rice food, rice plant, rice unit, ripple, roughen, rugosity, rush, rye, salebrosity, sample, sand, sawdust, scantling, scintilla, scobs, scrag, scratch, scratch feed, screed, scrunch, scruple, seed, shade, shadow, shape, shard, shaving, shellac, sherd, shingle, shive, shiver, silage, sip, slant, slightest, slip, sliver, slop on paint, slops, smack, small particle, small quansmall quantity, smallness, smarten, smash, smear, smidgin, smitch, smooth, snack, snick, snip, snippet, somatotype, sop, soupcon, spark, speckle, spice, spirit, splinter, spoonful, spore, sporule, spot, sprinkling, squash, stain, staple, state of mind, stipple, stone, straw, streak, striation, structure, subservience, substance, suchness, suggestion, sup, surface texture, susceptibility, suspicion, swill, sympathy, system, tad, tailings, talus slope, taste, taster, tatter, temper, thimbleful, thought, tinct, tincture, tinge, tingle, tint, tiny bit, tittle, ton, tone, tooth, top grain, tribe, trifle, trifling amount, triturate, trivia, troy weight, trutination, turn, turn of mind, twist, undercoat, unit, units of weight, utility, vanishing point, varnish, vein, vestige, wale, warp, warp and weft, warp and woof, wash, way, weft, weighing, weight, weights, wheat, wheaten, while alive, whitewash, wholemeal, woof.

Rhymes for Grain:

  1. complain, fain, champagne, reign, cane, plain, vain, chain, crane, romain, remain, main, refrain, pane, wayne, train, mundane, cocaine, brain, gain, paine, hussein, contain, spain, campaign, pertain, jain, rain, lorraine, inane, swain, rogaine, profane, slain, urbane, arcane, regain, restrain, humane, insane, pain, ingrain, domain, maine, champlain, sprain, sustain, stain, retain, deign, drain, romaine, rein, ukraine, champaign, ordain, sane, bahrain, feign, mane, vane, constrain, twain, wane, germane, wain, explain, butane, maintain, preordain, vein, detain, obtain, strain, disdain, attain, arraign, plane, bane;
  2. amain, again, abstain;
  3. ascertain, inhumane, entertain, aquitaine;
  4. legerdemain;

Quotes for Grain:

  1. But we didn't have the financial structure, like the right attorneys, the right managers, the right accountants, and we were going against the grain of what black entertainers is supposed to do. Solomon Burke.
  2. We had grain but no mills, so I designed a special mill of wood so we could make flour. Mikhail Kalashnikov.
  3. Hemingway hated me. I sold 200 million books, and he didn't. Of course most of mine sold for 25 cents, but still... you look at all this stuff with a grain of salt. Mickey Spillane.

Idioms of Grain:

  1. a grain of truth;
  2. against the grain
  3. go against the grain