aground

adverb or adjective \ ə-ˈgrau̇nd \

Definition of aground

1 :on the ground
  • planes aloft and aground
2 :on or onto the shore or the bottom of a body of water
  • a ship run aground

First Known Use of aground

14th century


AGROUND Defined for English Language Learners

aground

adverb

Definition of aground for English Language Learners

  • : on or onto the ground


AGROUND Defined for Kids

aground

adverb or adjective \ ə-ˈgrau̇nd \

Definition of aground for Students

:on or onto the shore or the bottom of a body of water
  • The ship ran aground during the storm.


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