Translation of "graft" - English-Spanish dictionary

graft

noun uk /ɡrɑːft/ us /ɡræft/

a piece of healthy skin or bone cut from one part of a person’s body and used to repair another damaged part, or a piece cut from one living plant and attached to another plant so that it grows there

injerto
He has had a skin graft on his badly burned arm.

[ no plural ] UK informal work

trabajo
I’ve never been afraid of hard graft.

[ no plural ] mainly US the act of getting money or advantage through the dishonest use of political power and influence

soborno
The whole government was riddled with graft, bribery, and corruption.
verb uk /ɡrɑːft/ us /ɡræft/

to take and put in place a graft to take and put in place a piece of healthy skin or bone cut from one part of a person’s body to repair another damaged part, or a piece cut from one living plant and attached to another plant so that it grows there

injertar
Skin was removed from her leg and grafted on/onto her face.

UK informal to work hard

trabajar duro
It was very sad that after spending all those years grafting (away), he died so soon after he retired.
grafter noun uk /ˈɡrɑːf.tər/ us /ˈɡræf.tɚ/ UK informal

a hard worker

persona trabajadora

(Translation of “graft” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

graft

verb /ɡraːft/

(medical ) to fix (skin, bone etc) from one part of the body on to or into another part of the body

injertar, hacer un injerto
The doctor treated her burns by grafting skin from her leg on to her back.

(Translation of “graft” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)