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grace with (something)

1. To bring renown or cachet to something, often by one's mere presence. Often used sarcastically. A noun or pronoun can be used between "grace" and "with." If that famous professor graces us with his presence, the local news will definitely want to cover our event. Do you think Sara will grace us with her presence today? It's already one in the afternoon.
2. To embellish or ornament something with something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "grace" and "with." The artisan graced that frame with a fine gold leaf.
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grace something with something

Fig. to adorn something or some place with something, especially a person's presence. The lovely lady graced our home with her presence. The stage was graced with flowers and a few palm trees.
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grace with

v.
1. To lend honor or prestige to someone or some event. Used chiefly in the passive: We were graced with high praise from our superiors. The ambassadors kindly joined the reception and graced it with their presence.
2. To decorate, adorn, or benefit something by means of some added feature. Used chiefly in the passive: The living room of this house is graced with a large fireplace.
3. To decorate, adorn, or benefit something: The caterer finished setting the table and graced it with candles.
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Below left, Grace with mum Corrina and dad Paul, Grace and, below right, as a baby Simon Greener
Right: Grace with Lesley Coole and Councillor Mike Whitby, leader of Birmingham City Council.
Grace with mum Jennifer, below, and with sister Gabrielle and brother Oliver, right
Paradise lost: The beach at the Cuban resort of Cayo Guillermo, where the accident happened' Loving friends: Survivor Isla, left, and Grace in a photo taken three weeks ago' Little angel: Kay says Grace loved to collect fairies' Inseparable: Tragic Grace with her mother, Kay
Amkor will also provide Grace with sales, marketing, planning, logistics and IT services in support of its wafer fabrication business.