What is another word for grease?

765 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɡɹˈiːs], [ ɡɹˈiːs], [ ɡ_ɹ_ˈiː_s]

When you think of the word "grease," the first thing that often comes to mind is the sticky, oily substance found in kitchens and garages. However, there are plenty of synonyms for this versatile word. For instance, you could use "lubricant" to refer to a substance that helps reduce friction and prevent wear and tear. "Fat" is another option, often used in cooking to refer to oils and animal fats. Other synonyms for grease could include "ointment," "unguent," "butter," "oil," and "glide." Each of these words carries a slightly different connotation, providing plenty of options when seeking an appropriate synonym for "grease".

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What are the hypernyms for Grease?

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What are the hyponyms for Grease?

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  • hyponyms for grease (as nouns)

    • substance
      oil.
  • hyponyms for grease (as verbs)

What are the opposite words for grease?

The word 'grease' refers to a thick, oily substance that is used to lubricate or cook food. The opposite or antonyms for the word 'grease' would be 'dryness' or 'cleanliness.' For example, if you clean a surface thoroughly, you remove all the grease, leaving it dry and clean. Instead of using grease to cook food, you can use non-stick cooking spray to prevent the food from sticking to the pan. Similarly, if you want to avoid greasy hair, you can use a clarifying shampoo that removes excess oil from the scalp. In summary, the antonyms for the word 'grease' are dryness and cleanliness.

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Usage examples for Grease

Didn't I scrub and bake and put flowers all over the ugly what-not in the corner of the parlor, and get the grease spot out of the dining room rug that Jamie stepped butter into-and all for you-without any thought of any Mr. Tubfull or any one but you?
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
That's what eats the heart out of me, mother; and makes me hate my face every time I sit down to put on the grease paint.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
Then she begins to eat greedily, now and then licking the grease off her fingers.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma

Famous quotes with Grease

  • Anoint, v.: To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery.
    Ambrose Bierce
  • The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
    Josh Billings
  • Don't call me a mindless philosopher, you overweight glob of grease.
    Anthony Daniels
  • She was scrubbing furiously at a line of grease spots which led from the stove towards the door to the dining-room. That was where Henry had held the platter tilted as he carried the steak in yesterday. And yet if she had warned him once about that, she had a thousand times!
    Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • I'd always have grease in at least two places, in case the umpires would ask me to wipe one off. I never wanted to be caught out there with anything though, it wouldn't be professional.
    Gaylord Perry

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