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Synonyms for ground

Synonyms for ground

that on which something immaterial, such as an argument or a charge, rests

a basis for an action or a decision

a fact or circumstance that gives logical support to an assertion, claim, or proposal

that which provides a reason or justification

Synonyms for ground

a rational motive for a belief or action

the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface

a relation that provides the foundation for something

a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle)

the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground

material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)

a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused

a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)

(art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting

the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface

fix firmly and stably


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confine or restrict to the ground

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place or put on the ground

instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject

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bring to the ground

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hit or reach the ground

throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage

hit a groundball

hit onto the ground

cover with a primer

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connect to a ground

use as a basis for

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The ground starts filling up, the atmosphere grows as faces of times gone by reappear and then it's time to take our seats.
To find out more 0901 6093152 ARIES (March 21/April 20): A work project which last week you couldn't get off the ground starts to show signs of bringing you both success and notoriety.
The event in the clubhouse at the New Windmill Ground starts at 7.
Entertainment on the ground starts at 11am on both days, flying displays run from 1pm to 5pm.
The most helpful information we will provide will be what to do if the ground starts shaking and the glass starts breaking,'' said Anne Aldrich, Lancaster public information officer.
It's a good time as the ground starts to warm up and before growth starts in earnest.
Water thoroughly whenever the ground starts to get dry in the 12 months after planting.