Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A very hard rock used for buildings and monuments.

Usage examples (36)
  • The block of granite, which is an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.
  • A man of granite
  • The term granite, as used commercially, includes true granite and such allied rocks as syenite and gneiss.
  • The artist engraving the powerful pictures onto the granite is a former for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.