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Definition of grace verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they grace
    he / she / it graces
    past simple graced
    -ing form gracing
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  1. 1grace something to make something more attractive; to decorate something The table had once graced a governor's dining room. We sat at a small table graced with a vase of fresh flowers.
  2. 2(usually ironic) to bring honor to someone or something; to be kind enough to attend or take part in something grace somebody/something She is one of the finest players ever to have graced the game. The occasion was graced by the presence of the President and First Lady. grace somebody/something with something Will you be gracing us with your presence tonight?
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: grace