grounded in


: based on
These practices are solidly grounded in tradition.
a theory grounded in fact
: knowledgeable about the basics of (something)
She is well/solidly grounded in mathematics.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web There’s all sorts of interesting research being done that shows how these systems can and will be made more factually grounded in the future. James Vincent, The Verge, 30 May 2023 Pale Male died late Tuesday after being found ill and grounded in Central Park, wildlife rehabilitator Bobby Horvath posted on Facebook. Karen Matthews, Fortune, 17 May 2023 Some of the concerns are more grounded in reality than others — there are plenty of people who believe wind turbines will give them cancer, an outrageous lie spread by former President Trump. Sammy Roth, Los Angeles Times, 11 May 2023 The state is well equipped to track the virus and respond to any surges, and the controversial decision to lift the requirement for masks in health care settings was grounded in science and data, Goldstein asserted Tuesday at the Department of Public Health offices. Sonel Cutler,, 9 May 2023 Some might argue pharma has a vested interest in reducing stigma because that will sell more naloxone — but that’s another theory not grounded in reality. Jonathan Jk Stoltman And Mishka Terplan, STAT, 17 Apr. 2023 But restoring a left-liberal beachhead in Texas will require more effort than stateside Democrats have recently seemed willing to expend, as well as new ideas, grounded in the interests of the working class today, to effect necessary change in the years to come. Sam Russek, The New Republic, 17 May 2023 But this promotion is grounded in a specific set of social norms guiding an economic activity. Gil Press, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2023 Also, staying grounded in my intention keeps me going. Rolling Stone Culture Council, Rolling Stone, 28 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Grounded in.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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