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

2 senses of grub

Sense 1
chow, chuck, eats, grub -- (informal terms for a meal)
       => fare -- (the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed)

Sense 2
grub -- (a soft thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects)
       => larva -- (the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose)

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

2 senses of grub

Sense 1
mooch, bum, cadge, grub, sponge -- (ask for and get free; be a parasite)
       => obtain -- (come into possession of; "How did you obtain the visa?")

Sense 2
grub -- (search about busily)
       => search, seek, look for -- (try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county")

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