NounGround (countable and uncountable; plural Grounds)
- (uncountable) The surface of the Earth, as opposed to the sky or water or underground.
- (uncountable) Terrain.
- (uncountable) Soil, earth.
- The worm crawls through the ground.
- (countable) The bottom of a body of water.
- Basis, foundation, groundwork, legwork.
- Background, context, framework, surroundings.
- (countable) A soccer stadium.
- Manchester United's ground is known as Old Trafford.
- (US) An electrical conductor connected to the ground.
- The British equivalent is earth.
- (US) A level of electrical potential used as a zero reference.
- (countable) (cricket) The area of grass on which a match is played (a cricket field); the entire arena in which it is played; that part of the field behind a batsman's popping crease where he can not be run out (hence to make one's ground)
- To connect (an electrical conductor or device) to a ground.
- (transitive) To require a disobedient child to remain at home or refrain from other privileges such as uses of the Internet, phone, TV, or music, usually as a punishment.
- The teenager's father decided to ground him for two weeks after he broke curfew again.
- (transitive) To forbid (an aircraft or pilot) to fly.
- Because of the bad weather, all flights were grounded.
- To gain a basic education (of a particular subject).
- Jim was grounded in maths.
- (baseball) to hit a ground ball; to hit a ground ball which results in an out. Compare fly (verb(regular)) and line (verb).
- Jones grounded to second in his last at-bat.
- (cricket) (of a batsman) to place his bat, or part of his body, on the ground behind the popping crease so as not to be run out
- Simple past tense and past participle of grind.
- I ground the coffee up nicely.
Ground (not comparable)
- Crushed, or reduced to small particles.
- ground mustard seed
- Processed by grinding.
- lenses of ground glass
Adjectives for Ground
analogical; habitual; ticklish; enchanted; avowed; crinkled; soggy; slightest; shaky; tedious; rugged; fragrant; difficult; sanctified; vantage; unexpressed; sterile; dry azure; emotional; vulgar; tainted; solid interesting; attractive; plausible; pastel teeming; scientific; spacious; moaning moral; delicate; callous; bordering; hallowed; innate; wounded; cultivated; fiss-ured; commanding; incontrovertible; common; terraced; happy; conceded; illogical dangerous; practical; rough; insufficient good; bloody; reasonable; haunted; holy treacherous; proper; thirsting; technical theological; sluttish; slippery; burning vivid; eudaemonistic; trampled; adequate sanctified; superior; extensive; shuddering filthy; familiar; untouched; unmarked spawning; various (pi) ; debatable; heartless; quaking; reigning; cleared; obscure; ridgy; aesthetic; desolate; plain; ornamented; intuitive; neutral; remoter; grassy; subjective; dwelling; dewy; irregular; consecrated; excellent; tenable; dubious; sole base; sectional; tufty; objective; highest waste; alien; precise; casting.
Verbs for Ground
assign—to; carpet—s; cast to—; congest—s; cultivate—; encamp on—s; gain—; parch —; plod over—; plow—; shift—; spade—; stand—; strew—; trample—; tread—; work —; writhe on—.
Verbs for Ground
afford—for; attack on—; maintain—; object on—.
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pulverized, pulverulent, purlieu, purlieus, put in, put up, quad, quadrangle, quarter, radical, range, rase, rationale, raze, real estate, real property, rear, reason, reduced to powder, reeducate, region, regolith, right, ring, riprap, rock bottom, rock-bottom, root, rudiment, run aground, sake, salient, scaly, scene, scene of action, scenery, school, scobicular, scobiform, scope, score, scratchboard, scurfy, sea level, sea of grass, seat, section, sediment, send headlong, set, set in, set right, set up, setting, settle, settlings, sharded, sharpen the wits, shipwreck, show, show how, shredded, siccative, sill, site, sketchbook, sketchpad, sod, soil, solid ground, solid rock, source, space, spatula, sphere, spray gun, spread-eagle, spring, square, squared circle, stadium, stage, stage set, stage setting, stain, stamp, stand, standing, statement, station, status, steppe, stereobate, stereotype, stimulus, strand, stump, stylobate, subaerial deposit, subsoil, substance, substratum, 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