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grounded

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

resting on the shore or bottom of a body of water
  • once his boat was grounded, all he could do was wait for the tide to come back in and raise it off the sand bar

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grounded

verb
past tense of ground

Synonyms of grounded (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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The first known use of grounded was in 1958

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“Grounded.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grounded. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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