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

3 senses of groove

Sense 1
groove, channel -- (a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record))
       => depression, impression, imprint -- (a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud")

Sense 2
rut, groove -- (a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape; "they fell into a conversational rut")
       => routine, modus operandi -- (an unvarying or habitual method or procedure)

Sense 3
groove, vallecula -- ((anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part)
       => body part -- (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

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

2 senses of groove

Sense 1
groove -- (make a groove in, or provide with a groove; "groove a vinyl record")
       => incise -- (make an incision into by carving or cutting)

Sense 2
furrow, rut, groove -- (hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove; "furrow soil")
       => dig, delve, cut into, turn over -- (turn up, loosen, or remove earth; "Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration")

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