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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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On July 15, KTC broke ground in Columbus, Ohio, for a new building that will house the Northern Division's marketing, service, finance, parts and wholegoods operations.
Peter Claver Catholic Church on Sunday broke ground for a new sanctuary.
PITTSBURGH & REYDARFJORDUR, Iceland -- Alcoa broke ground today on its 322,000 metric ton per year (mtpy) Fjardaal aluminum smelter in East Iceland, the company's first greenfield smelter in 20 years.
As part of the commitment to create more open space downtown, the LMDC and Parks & Recreation officials broke ground on a $3 million reconstruction project at Sara D.
and Quincy Johnson Architects broke ground with gold shovels in hand on Wednesday, June 23rd at 10 a.
We broke ground on Hudson Park in December of 2001.
To alleviate customer inconvenience, before we broke ground on the casino, Perini built three new parking lots so guests can bypass the construction area.
Metropolitan Housing Partners LLC broke ground on one development and topped off another.
A 30-year dream was finally realized for Crotona Park East residents April 2, as government leaders broke ground on MBD New Horizons, a $30.
Los Angeles Mayor Jim Hahn, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and community members today broke ground on the Stone Canyon Water Quality Improvement Project, a major water quality and security initiative that will take the Lower Stone Canyon Reservoir offline and provide a safer and more dependable water supply to more than 400,000 Los Angeles residents.
Recently, the company broke ground on a second office building, 700 Alexander Park, a 72,000 square foot building which is also being built on spec.
The hole on West 53rd Street is now being filled by the new Museum of American Folk Art, which broke ground last week.
Elizabeth Kunches and her son John saw a dream starting to come true on Saturday when Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley, along with The PMI Foundation, the Pottawatomie Partnership and other volunteers and sponsors broke ground on the site of their new home.