Thesaurus

greased

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of greased

(Entry 1 of 2)

having or being a surface so smooth as to greatly reduce traction
  • the floor was greased with condensation, and so we slid everywhere we went

Synonyms for greased

Words Related to greased

Near Antonyms for greased

greased

verb
past tense of grease

Synonyms & Antonyms of greased (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to coat (something) with a slippery substance in order to reduce friction
  • make sure you grease the pan before you put the batter in

Synonyms for greased

Words Related to greased

Near Antonyms for greased

2 to free from obstruction or difficulty
  • your help might grease the complicated adoption proceedings

Synonyms for greased

Words Related to greased

Phrases Synonymous with greased

Near Antonyms for greased

Antonyms for greased

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about greased

Cite this Entry

“Greased.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/greased. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on greased

Nglish: Translation of greased for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of greased for Arabic Speakers

Comments on greased

What made you want to look up greased? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!