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The collective land areas that compose a larger area
“Starting in the town of Windsor, you'll enter the castle grounds by the Great Park.”
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The basis or justification for something
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“The ridicule directed towards Stephens was mostly on the grounds that it was a huge overreaction.”
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The sediment at the bottom of a liquid, or from which a liquid has been filtered
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“Instead of throwing away your coffee grounds, use them in these brownies for a caffeine kick.”
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An intention for which something is hoped to be accomplished
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The thought processes leading to accepted theories or solutions
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An outdoor area containing one or more types of plants
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Evidence or proof
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The quality of being genuine
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The area immediately surrounding a house, including any closely associated buildings and structures
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Action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately
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The causes, explanations, or justifications for an action or event
“The grounds for this decision are still hidden, and Western philosophy has not yet taken the trouble to clarify this hidden ground.”
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The area within the walls or perceived boundaries of a particular building or place
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Signs or indications of something
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A (usually technical) description of an event or system that is considered to be accurate
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The grounds or property of a school, college, university, business, church, or hospital, often understood to include buildings and other structures
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A house or building, together with its land and outbuildings, occupied by a business or considered in an official context
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An area or region that one inhabits or operates from
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Usefulness or benefit
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Plural for a solid surface on land
“The wizards vanished and came back with a load of junk metal which they laid on the ground close to Raymond.”
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Plural for organic matter making up the land
“He grabbed her and they fell together on the soft ground surrounding the fountain in the center of the courtyard.”
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Plural for an area of (usually open) land
“This was located at the entrance to the festival ground, allowing people to buy snacks and drinks on arrival or on departure.”
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Plural for an area where sports events are held
“That day Sunderland faced, on their home ground, before their own baying crowd, three of the most creative talents in English football.”
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(usually "grounds") Plural for an area of enclosed land surrounding a large house or other building
“The corporate boardroom was a far cry from the lush green grounds surrounding the manor.”
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(usually "grounds") Plural for a foundation upon which something is built, literally or figuratively
“However, there are better theoretical grounds upon which his theory can be constructed.”
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Plural for the setting or background against which something is presented or viewed
“The haloed, elongated figure stands against a blue ground in the center of a triple arch.”
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Plural for land with regard to its physical features
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Plural for where something is positioned or located
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Plural for an area of ground, typically in a garden, where flowers and plants are grown
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Plural for a previous statement or proposition from which another is inferred or follows as a conclusion
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Plural for movement ahead or forward
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Plural for a person's social circumstances
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Plural for protection from lightning strike
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Plural for an individual rule as part of a system of law or religious doctrine
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Plural for a person's opinion or point of view
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Plural for a field or domain of activity or interest
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Plural for a situation or action that tempts someone to do something or makes a particular outcome likely
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Plural for an assertion, especially one maintained in argument
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Plural for an example or single occurrence of something
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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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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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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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To provide a substantiation or justification for
“And on what evidence, pray tell, do you ground these heinous accusations?”
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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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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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To knock down (a person)
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To place, lay or set firmly in surrounding matter
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To move something to a lower level
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To go ashore, especially from a vessel
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To come to rest after a descent from above
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To bring down (a tall object)
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To consider to be true without evidence
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To fall down or to a lower level, especially abruptly
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