[grat-i-tood, -tyood] /ˈgræt ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/
the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful:
He expressed his gratitude to everyone on the staff.
a feeling of thankfulness or appreciation, as for gifts or favours
mid-15c., “good will,” from Middle French gratitude (15c.) or directly from Medieval Latin gratitudinem (nominative gratitudo) “thankfulness,” from Latin gratus “thankful, pleasing” (see grace). Meaning “thankfulness” is from 1560s.
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 […]
[grah-twahr; French gra-twar] /grɑˈtwɑr; French graˈtwar/ noun, plural grattoirs [grah-twahrz; French gra-twar] /grɑˈtwɑrz; French graˈtwar/ (Show IPA). Archaeology. 1. a flaked stone implement, usually Upper Paleolithic, retouched at the end and used probably for working wood or cleaning hides; scraper.