Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun grooming

2 senses of grooming

Sense 1
training, preparation, grooming -- (activity leading to skilled behavior)
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Sense 2
dressing, grooming -- (the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes)
       => covering -- (the act of protecting something by covering it)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb groom

3 senses of groom

Sense 1
prepare, groom, train -- (educate for a future role or function; "He is grooming his son to become his successor"; "The prince was prepared to become King one day"; "They trained him to be a warrior")
       => educate -- (give an education to; "We must educate our youngsters better")

Sense 2
dress, groom, curry -- (give a neat appearance to; "groom the dogs"; "dress the horses")
       => fancify, beautify, embellish, prettify -- (make more beautiful)

Sense 3
groom, neaten -- (care for one's external appearance; "He is always well-groomed")
       => fancify, beautify, embellish, prettify -- (make more beautiful)

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