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Land of a specified kind
“The dirt and concrete ground was slick from a recent rain and was littered with garbage.”
The solid surface of the earth
“He lay down in the exact center of the circle, keeping close to the ground in order to escape the heat.”
A small area of usually open land
“The team won at their home ground.”
An area of enclosed land surrounding a large house or other building
“This turned out to be a very corporate looking boardroom crammed full with swivel chairs - a far cry from the acres and acres of the lush green grounds surrounding the manor.”
Factors forming a basis for action or the justification for a belief
“… opposed to the notion that religious law should be used as a ground for civil law.”
Sediment or dregs
“Are used coffee grounds good for your garden and flower beds?”
The physical conditions or features that form the setting against which something is viewed
“… take her picture against a blue ground in order to bring out her blue eyes.”
To find a basis
“Eva's governess grounded her in Latin and Greek.”
Restrict; drop in place
“The boat grounded on a mud bank.”
“The move comes three weeks after the airline was forced to ground its aircraft in a row over leasing payments.”
To provide a basis for
“Some may say that this is rather ethereal, and not grounded in precise observation or description.”
Having an edge thin enough to cut or pierce something
“… chopping wood with a finely ground axe.”
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