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Synonyms of groom

Noun


1. groom, bridegroom, participant

usage: a man participant in his own marriage ceremony

2. stableman, stableboy, groom, hostler, ostler, hired hand, hand, hired man

usage: someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses

3. groom, bridegroom, newlywed, honeymooner

usage: a man who has recently been married

Verb


1. prepare, groom, train, educate

usage: educate for a future role or function; "He is grooming his son to become his successor"; "The prince was prepared to become King one day"; "They trained him to be a warrior"

2. dress, groom, curry, fancify, beautify, embellish, prettify

usage: give a neat appearance to; "groom the dogs"; "dress the horses"

3. groom, neaten, fancify, beautify, embellish, prettify

usage: care for one's external appearance; "He is always well-groomed"

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