1. [ noun ] a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape
Synonyms: rut

"they fell into a conversational rut"

Related terms: routine
2. [ noun ] a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)
Synonyms: channel
Related terms: depression stria rut rabbet flute dado quirk washout track furrow
3. [ verb ] hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove
Synonyms: furrow rut

"furrow soil"

Related terms: dig furrow
4. [ verb ] make a groove in
Synonyms: gouge rout
Related terms: hollow dent
5. [ verb ] make a groove in, or provide with a groove, as of a record, for example
Related terms: incise dado mill
6. [ noun ] (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part
Synonyms: vallecula
Related terms: body_part fissure costal_groove anatomy
Similar spelling:   Grove