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[in-graft, -grahft]
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verb (used with object)
  1. engraft.
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Related formsin·graft·ment, in·graf·ta·tion, nounun·in·graft·ed, adjective
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Related Words for ingraft

implant, affix, propagate, insert, join, plant, unite, ingraft

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Historical Examples of ingraft

  • But I deny the right to ingraft upon it a bank, which you would not otherwise have the power to erect.

    Abridgement of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856 (4 of 16 vol.)


  • This doctrine was taken up by Leibnitz; but it was to ingraft upon it a most pernicious fatalism.

  • Perhaps, between us both we may ingraft a little more pride in their natures, for I see they are sadly lacking.


    H. Esselstyn Lindley

  • Thus, the attempt to ingraft the virus from a first animal to a subsequent one is checked at the very beginning.

  • Whatever little advantages the old system might have, they wished to retain and ingraft upon their new life.

British Dictionary definitions for ingraft


  1. a variant spelling of engraft
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Derived Formsingraftment or ingraftation, noun
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