What is the difference between Grate and Great?




What is the difference between Grate and Great? :


Grate : (verb)

(
1 ) Rub something into small pieces

Rub small bits off something

Grate the carrot into small pieces.


(
2 ) Have irritating effects

His voice grates on my ears.

Her bad manners grate on my nerves.

It is your ingratitude that grates me a lot.



Grate : (noun)

(
1 ) Fire place

Put coals in the grate.



Great : (adjective)

(
1 ) Well above average in size, extent or quantity

People have turned up in great numbers.

He lives a great distance away.


(
2 ) Considerable

Your advice is of great value.

Take great care to do it properly.


(
3 ) Outstanding

Of remarkable ability or quality

Mahatma Gandhi was a great man.











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