Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “graft sth onto sth”

graft sth onto sth

phrasal verb with graft
 
 
/ɡrɑːft/ verb [I]
to try to combine one idea, method, etc. with another, especially when the two things are very different: The editors attempted to graft new reporting onto previously published articles. It would be very difficult to graft our company's organizational structure onto a company with a traditional hierarchy.
(Definition of graft sth onto sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of graft sth onto sth?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

be as cold as ice

to be extremely cold

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More