familiar ground

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of familiar ground

: subjects that have often been discussed before
  • The book covers familiar ground.

Word by Word Definitions

familiar play
  1. : a member of the household of a high official

  2. : one who is often seen and well known

  3. : a spirit often embodied in an animal and held to attend and serve or guard a person

  1. : closely acquainted : intimate

  2. : affable, sociable

  3. : of or relating to a family (see 1family)

ground play
  1. : the bottom of a body of water

  2. : sediment

  3. : ground coffee beans after brewing

  1. : to bring to or place on the ground

  2. : to cause to run aground

  3. : to provide a reason or justification for

  1. : past tense and past participle of grind


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