American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. Without charge.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- For nothing; freely; without pay: as, to perform service gratis.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. For nothing; without fee or recompense; freely; gratuitously.
- adv. without payment
- adj. costing nothing
- From Latin gratis. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Latin grātīs, alteration of grātiīs, out of kindness, free, ablative pl. of grātia, kindness; see gwerə-2 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Cleopatra _Cleopatra_ compatriot _compatriot_ gratis _gratis_ or _grahtis_ harem _harem_ or _hahrem_ heinous _hanous_ hiatus _hiatus_ implacable _implakable_ nape _nap_ née _na_ négligé _naglezha'_ patron _patron_ protégé _protazha'_ résumé _razuma'_ tenacious _tenashus_ tomato _tomato_ or _tomahto_ valet _va'la_ or _val'et_ vase _vas, vahz_, or _vaz_ veracious _verashus_ vivacious _vivashus_”
“The folk went down into the tank and coming forth, seated themselves on the raised pavement, whilst the boys shampooed them, even as Abu Sir had taught them; and they continued to enter the Hammam and do their need therein gratis and go out, without paying, for the space of three days.”
“It is sometimes referred to as the gratis blow, or the mnemonic blow.”
“I can't imagine why he did it, unless it were to get a lesson in English gratis, of which he was sadly in need.”
“These events are largely covered by media conglomerates that operate 'gratis' -- FREE -- on the airwaves owned by the American public and an important resource in a multi-party system of government in getting all sides of the message out; not just the Neocons & GOPs.”
“[...] in gratis datingsites zit, demonstreerde Markus door een foto van zijn AdSense cheque te tonen op zijn blog.”
“What she and others who are seduced by these false ads eventually learn is the so-called gratis Apple device is in fact an online coupon scam.”
“News, according to Lippmann, "must come naturally, that is to say gratis, if not out of the heart of the citizen, then gratis out of the newspaper.”
“I present the idea gratis to any enterprising people who are troubled with the question.”
“Now grace is attributed to the Holy Ghost, inasmuch as it is through love that God gives us something gratis, which is the very nature of grace: while the Holy Ghost is love.”
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