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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. activity leading to skilled behavior;
[syn: training, preparation, grooming]

2. the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes;
[syn: dressing, grooming]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Groom \Groom\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Groomed; p. pr. & vb. n. Grooming.] To tend or care for, or to curry or clean, as a, horse. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

grooming \grooming\ n. 1. Preparing a person for a position requiring skilled behavior, especially by providing opposrtunity for practise and guidance in making the right decisions; as, to provide grooming for one's successor as president. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: training, preparation. [WordNet 1.5] 2. The activity of getting dressed, washed and generally of neat appearance. [WordNet sense 2] Syn: dressing. [WordNet 1.5] 3. The activity of cleaning oneself or others by removing lice, ticks, dirt, etc. from the fur; -- of animals. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

grooming n 1: activity leading to skilled behavior [syn: training, preparation, grooming] 2: the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes [syn: dressing, grooming]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

32 Moby Thesaurus words for "grooming": apprenticeship, basic training, breaking, breeding, conditioning, cultivation, development, discipline, drill, drilling, exercise, fetching-up, fostering, housebreaking, improvement, in-service training, manual training, military training, nurture, nurturing, on-the-job training, practice, preparation, raising, readying, rearing, rehearsal, sloyd, training, upbringing, vocational education, vocational training