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Noun
Basic training or instruction in a subject
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“In his view the pupils received an excellent grounding in the key subjects of reading, writing and arithmetic, and if they passed Proficiency and then left school they had the basic skills to enter the workforce.”
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A person's education and experience
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(usually "preparations") Something done to get ready for an event or undertaking
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Instruction or training in military exercises
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The ideas, customs, and social behavior of a particular people or society
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Refinement and good education
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The central principle or part something, on which all else depends
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Present participle for to land on solid ground (after being in the water or air)
“He would pilot it south to a marsh area called Sumerled, where they would ground the boat and set fire to it.”
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Present participle for to provide a basis for
“Riemann feels a strong compulsion to ground his theories in the basic facts of the musical material.”
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Present participle for to provide an educational or philosophical foundation for
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“She spends much time with the Benedictines who ground her in their spiritual disciplines and teachings.”
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Present participle for to provide a substantiation or justification for
“And on what evidence, pray tell, do you ground these heinous accusations?”
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Present participle for to punish through confinement or deprivation, especially a child or teenager
“If Henry left a room looking like that, he thought, his mother would ground him for at least one weekend, maybe even two.”
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Present participle for to prohibit or prevent (a pilot or an aircraft) from flying
“The move comes three weeks after the airline was forced to ground its aircraft due to a dispute over leasing payments.”
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Present participle for to knock down (a person)
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Present participle for to place, lay or set firmly in surrounding matter
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Present participle for to bestow legal or official authority to
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Present participle for to move something to a lower level
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Present participle for to go ashore, especially from a vessel
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Present participle for to come to rest after a descent from above
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Present participle for to bring down (a tall object)
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Present participle for to consider to be true without evidence
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Present participle for to fall down or to a lower level, especially abruptly
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