verb (used with object), ground or (Rare) grind·ed; grind·ing.
verb (used without object), ground or (Rare) grind·ed; grind·ing.
- to produce in a routine or mechanical way: to grind out magazine stories.
- to extinguish by rubbing the lighted end against a hard surface: to grind out a cigarette.
Words nearby grind
Origin of grind
OTHER WORDS FROM grind
Examples from the Web for grinded
If I hadn't come to the mill the miller would never have grinded me!It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
He foamed, he grinned, he grinded the remnants of his teeth; and swore that Stuart was at the bottom of the whole plot.The Heroine|Eaton Stannard Barrett
When grinded dry, it has to be afterwards mixed with water, and well moulded up with the feet for a long time.
Hobbie grinded and gnashed his teeth, as, walking round the fastness, he could devise no means of making a forcible entry.The Black Dwarf|Sir Walter Scott
"Spare me," muttered Warwick, in a low voice, and between his grinded teeth.The Last Of The Barons, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
British Dictionary definitions for grinded
verb grinds, grinding or ground
Derived forms of grindgrindingly, adverb
Word Origin for grind
Idioms and Phrases with grinded
In addition to the idiom beginning with grind
- grind to a halt
- ax to grind
- mills of the gods grind slowly