Textual thesaurus for "grind"

(noun) mill, pulverisation, pulverization

the act of grinding to a powder or dust

(noun) donkeywork, drudgery, plodding

hard monotonous routine work

(noun) swot, dweeb, wonk, nerd

an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious

(verb) bray, comminute, crunch, mash

reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading

grind the spices in a mortar; mash the garlic

(verb) grate

make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together

grate one's teeth in anger

(verb) crunch, cranch, craunch

press or grind with a crushing noise

(verb) moil, drudge, dig, fag, labor, labour, toil, travail

work hard

She was digging away at her math homework; Lexicographers drudge all day long