groom

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgruːm/, /ˈgrʊm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/grum, grʊm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(gro̅o̅m, grŏŏm)

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groom viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (animal: clean its hair)schoon likken overg.ww
 My cat spends half his time grooming, and the other half sleeping.
groom itself vtr + refltransitive verb and reflexive pronoun: Transitive verb with reflexive pronoun--for example, "Enjoy yourself." "They behaved themselves." (animal: clean its hair)zich schoon likken wk.ww
  zich wassen wk.ww
 The ape groomed itself.
groom each other,
groom one another
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(animals: clean each other)vlooien overg.ww
  (dieren)schoonlikken overg.ww
 Kate's cats groom each other often, and produce a lot of hairballs.
groom [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (clean an animal) (dier)borstelen overg.ww
 The stable worker groomed the horse after her ride.
groom [sth/sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (person: brush hair)in model brengen, fatsoeneren overg.ww
 While Fred groomed his beard, Jane got dressed.
groom yourself vtr + refltransitive verb and reflexive pronoun: Transitive verb with reflexive pronoun--for example, "Enjoy yourself." "They behaved themselves." (person: make yourself neat)zich opdoffen wk.ww
 My brother spends hours grooming himself before a date.
groom [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (prepare: [sb] for [sth])voorbereiden overg.ww
  (informeel)klaarstomen overg.ww
 The university groomed their top students to become rich and powerful.
groom [sb] for [sth] vtr + prep figurative (prepare: [sb] for [sth])voorbereiden op ww+vz
 The manager groomed Jeff for the sales position.
groom [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (pedophile: sexually)kinderlokken onoverg.ww
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groom nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (man on his wedding day)bruidegom nw de
 The groom stood at the front of the aisle, waiting for his bride.
groom nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (stable worker)stalknecht nw de
 Elise worked at the stables as a groom in exchange for riding lessons.
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bruidspaar nw het (huwelijk: beide partners)bride and groom nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  bridal couple nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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Collocatie: the bride and the groom, a [handsome, stunning] groom, the groom looks [handsome], meer...

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