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Definition of "ground":

noun: the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface


noun: (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting


noun: a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)


noun: a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused


noun: the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground

"he posed her against a background of rolling hills"


noun: a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle)

"they gained ground step by step"


noun: a rational motive for a belief or action

"the grounds for their declaration"


noun: the solid part of the earth's surface

"he dropped the logs on the ground"


noun: material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)


noun: a relation that provides the foundation for something


noun: the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface


verb: use as a basis for; found on


verb: instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject


verb: connect to a ground

"ground the electrical connections for safety reasons"


verb: fix firmly and stably


verb: cover with a primer; apply a primer to


verb: hit onto the ground


verb: hit a groundball

"he grounded to the second baseman"


verb: throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage


verb: place or put on the ground


verb: confine or restrict to the ground

"After the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot"


verb: hit or reach the ground


verb: bring to the ground

"the storm grounded the ship"



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