grounding

noun

ground·​ing ˈgrau̇n-diŋ How to pronounce grounding (audio)
: training or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge

Examples of grounding in a Sentence

The job requires a thorough grounding in the history of the region. classes that give students a good moral grounding

Word History

First Known Use

1644, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of grounding was in 1644

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Cite this Entry

“Grounding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grounding. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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