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ground

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having an edge thin enough to cut or pierce something
  • a finely ground axe
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ground

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1 grounds plural the area around and belonging to a building
  • an escorted tour of the White House and its surrounding grounds
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2 grounds plural matter that settles to the bottom of a body of liquid
  • Strain the coffee to remove the grounds.
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3 grounds plural something (as a belief) that serves as the basis for another thing
  • The proposal was rejected on the grounds that it was too costly.
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4 a small area of usually open land
  • I'll meet you at the parade ground in two hours.
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6 the loose surface material in which plants naturally grow
  • I stuck the shovel in the ground and went inside for a glass of water.
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7 the physical conditions or features that form the setting against which something is viewed
  • Take her picture against a blue ground in order to bring out her blue eyes.
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8 the solid part of our planet's surface as distinguished from the sea and air
  • One of the Nordic creation myths states that the ground was formed by the body of the giant Ymir when he was killed by Odin and his brothers.
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ground

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to find a basis
  • You're grounding your entire case on circumstantial evidence.
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