ground (someone) in

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of ground (someone) in

: to give (someone) basic knowledge about (something)
  • The study helped to ground them in the methods of research.

Word by Word Definitions

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

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody


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