grace

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'grace', 'Grace': /ˈɡreɪs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/greɪs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(grās)

Inflections of 'grace' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
graces
v 3rd person singular
gracing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
graced
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
graced
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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grace

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. moves with the grace of a [dancer, gymnast]
  2. the gymnast [performed, moved] with grace
  3. he behaved with grace (during)
  4. by the grace of God
  5. it was (only) by the grace of God (that)
  6. the divine grace
  7. how can I help you, your Grace?
  8. his Grace has commanded that
  9. your Grace
  10. am not in [her, my boss's] good graces
  11. she's not in my good graces [at the moment, right now]
  12. didn't have the good grace to [ask, try, say]
  13. could at least have the grace to [help, ask]
  14. he [did, said] [it] with bad grace
  15. [apologize, admit you're wrong] with good grace
  16. took the [loss, defeat] with good grace
  17. [agreed, accepted] with cautious grace
  18. would you like to [lead, say] grace?
  19. say grace at the (dinner) table
  20. say grace before [dinner, eating]
  21. say grace before every meal
  22. have been [given, granted] thirty days' grace
  23. have thirty days grace on the debt
  24. [a player, an actor, a writer] who has fallen from grace
v
  1. [paintings, posters, signs, warnings, graffiti] graced the walls
  2. graced us with her [looks, style, singing]
  3. graced the [party, occasion, event, guests] with her presence
  4. graced by the presence of [royalty, the queen]
  5. the greatest [player, actress, singer] to have graced us since
  6. graced our [lives, screens, hearts]
  7. has been gracing the [headlines, front pages, magazines]
n as adj
  1. a grace period to [pay rent, accept]
  2. are still in the grace period
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