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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 graft /ˈgræft/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 graft /ˈgræft/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Graft n.
 1. Acquisition of money, position, etc., by dishonest or unjust means, as by actual theft or by taking advantage of a public office or any position of trust or employment to obtain fees, perquisites, profits on contracts, legislation, pay for work not done or service not performed, etc.; illegal or unfair practice for profit or personal advantage; also, anything thus gained. [Colloq.]
 2.  A “soft thing” or “easy thing;” a “snap.” [Slang]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Graft, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grafted; p. pr. & vb. n. Grafting.]
 1. To insert (a graft) in a branch or stem of another tree; to propagate by insertion in another stock; also, to insert a graft upon. [Formerly written graff.]
 2.  Surg. To implant a portion of (living flesh or akin) in a lesion so as to form an organic union.
 3.  To join (one thing) to another as if by grafting, so as to bring about a close union.
    And graft my love immortal on thy fame !   --Pope.
 4.  Naut. To cover, as a ring bolt, block strap, splicing, etc., with a weaving of small cord or rope-yarns.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Graft n.  (a) A small shoot or scion of a tree inserted in another tree, the stock of which is to support and nourish it. The two unite and become one tree, but the graft determines the kind of fruit. (b) A branch or portion of a tree growing from such a shoot. (c) Surg. A portion of living tissue used in the operation of autoplasty.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Graft, v. i. To insert scions from one tree, or kind of tree, etc., into another; to practice grafting.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a
           recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor
           and recipient [syn: transplant]
      2: the practice of offering something (usually money) in order
         to gain an illicit advantage [syn: bribery]
      3: the act of grafting something onto something else [syn: grafting]
      v 1: cause to grow together parts from different plants; "graft
           the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree" [syn: engraft,
      2: place athe organ of a donor into the body of a recipient
         [syn: transplant]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    the process of inoculating fruit-trees (Rom. 11:17-24). It is
    peculiarly appropriate to olive-trees. The union thus of
    branches to a stem is used to illustrate the union of true
    believers to the true Church.