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grounds

noun
plural of ground

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 the area around and belonging to a building
  • an escorted tour of the White House and its surrounding grounds

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2 matter that settles to the bottom of a body of liquid
  • strain the coffee to remove the grounds

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3 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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grounds

verb
present tense third-person singular of ground

Synonyms of grounds (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Grounds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grounds. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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