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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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Call centre hours are also being extended according to demand as the new service gets off the ground.
A new cashless online auction site gets off the ground this month - the result of a new alliance between Coca-Cola Great Britain and QLX.
A number of questions remain to be ironed out before the program gets off the ground, including copyright and royalty issues, Cazares said.
I, for one, hope that this scheme gets off the ground.
A NEW Gaelic Football computer game could be binned before it even gets off the ground, if an agreement cannot be reached over player image rights.
Budding pop stars will be able to train with the best when an X Factor-style children's coaching class gets off the ground.
In a nutshell: Faithful adaptation gets off the ground but never soars.
But financial adviser James Baillie has been warned his brainchild, Reclaim Rangers, could be doomed before it gets off the ground.
Barton was then pulled away and the victim gets off the ground.
HOMEOWNERS in Tam-worth and Lichf ield will see their tax bills soar by pounds 70 if a controversial arts scheme miles away in Stafford gets off the ground.
BABIES and young children in parts of Leamington are set for a better start in life when a government scheme gets off the ground.
A new campaign which aims to safeguard manufacturing jobs in the UK gets off the ground in Northampton later this month.
Professional cricketers' notoriously low salary levels would be expected to rise if the new competition gets off the ground.