[grat-is, grey-tis] /ˈgræt ɪs, ˈgreɪ tɪs/
without charge or payment; free:
The manufacturer provided an extra set of coat buttons gratis.
/ˈɡreɪtɪs; ˈɡrætɪs; ˈɡrɑːtɪs/
(postpositive) without payment; free of charge
mid-15c., “for nothing, freely,” from Latin gratis, contraction of gratiis “for thanks,” hence, “without recompense,” ablative of gratiae “thanks,” plural of gratia “favor” (see grace). Meaning “free of charge” is 1540s.
[grat-i-tood, -tyood] /ˈgræt ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/ noun 1. the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful: He expressed his gratitude to everyone on the staff. /ˈɡrætɪˌtjuːd/ noun 1. a feeling of thankfulness or appreciation, as for gifts or favours n. mid-15c., “good will,” from Middle French gratitude (15c.) or directly from Medieval Latin gratitudinem (nominative […]
grattage grat·tage (grā-täzh’, grə-) n. Scraping or brushing an ulcer or surface that has granulations to stimulate the healing process.
[grat-n] /ˈgræt n/ noun 1. Henry, 1746–1820, Irish statesman and orator. /ˈɡrætən/ noun 1. Henry. 1746–1820, Irish statesman and orator: led the movement that secured legislative independence for Ireland (1782), opposed union with England (1800), and campaigned for Catholic emancipation
[gruh-too-i-tee, -tyoo-] /grəˈtu ɪ ti, -ˈtyu-/ noun, plural gratuities. 1. a gift of money, over and above payment due for service, as to a waiter or bellhop; tip. 2. something given without claim or demand. 3. British. /ɡrəˈtjuːɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. a gift or reward, usually of money, for services rendered; tip 2. something […]