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ground

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having an edge thin enough to cut or pierce something

  • chopping wood with 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

  • evicted the tenants on the grounds that they violated the lease
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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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5 an immaterial thing upon which something else rests

  • opposed to the notion that religious law should be used as a ground for civil law
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6 the loose surface material in which plants naturally grow

  • 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 planetʼs surface as distinguished from the sea and air

  • was glad to be back on the ground after a turbulent flight
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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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