Definisi 'fret'
English to English
noun
1 agitation resulting from active worry
Example:
• don't get in a stew
• he's in a sweat about exams
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2 a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
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3 an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief)
Example:
• there was a simple fret at the top of the walls
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4 a small bar of metal across the fingerboard of a musical instrument; when the string is stopped by a finger at the metal bar it will produce a note of the desired pitch
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5 See 1st Frith.
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6 The agitation of the surface of a fluid by fermentation or other cause; a rippling on the surface of water.
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7 Ornamental work in relief, as carving or embossing. See Fretwork.
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8 A saltire interlaced with a mascle.
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verb
9 worry unnecessarily or excessively
Example:
• don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now
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10 be agitated or irritated
Example:
• don't fret over these small details
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11 provide (a musical instrument) with frets
Example:
• fret a guitar
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12 become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
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13 cause annoyance in
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14 gnaw into; make resentful or angry
Example:
• The injustice rankled her
• his resentment festered
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15 carve a pattern into
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16 decorate with an interlaced design
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17 be too tight; rub or press
Example:
• This neckband is choking the cat
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18 cause friction
Example:
• my sweater scratches
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19 remove soil or rock
Example:
• Rain eroded the terraces
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20 wear away or erode
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21 To devour.
source: webster1913
22 To be worn away; to chafe; to fray; as, a wristband frets on the edges.
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23 To ornament with raised work; to variegate; to diversify.
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24 To furnish with frets, as an instrument of music.
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More Word(s)
chafe, gall, fuss, niggle, brood, handicraft, bar, architectural ornament, dapple, fleck, maculation, adjoin, worry, annoy, irritate, wash, honeycomb,
Related Word(s)
fretted, fret,

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