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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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Through a commitment to great design and sustainability, Breaking Ground has worked with world-class architects on their developments, including Robert A.
Under contract with the NYC Department of Homeless Services, Breaking Ground also operates street-to-home outreach in all of Brooklyn, Queens, and nearly one-third of Manhattan.
Through all of this work, Breaking Ground has enabled 12,000 low- and very low-income people to permanently escape the threat of homelessness.
This fall, Breaking Ground will open a 154-unit building on Boston Road in the Bronx, one of the first buildings in New York City to use New York State Medicaid Redesign Team financing to both address homelessness and reduce the healthcare costs to society by this high needs population through onsite social services.
Our breaking ground on a brand-new facility is a sign of our continued commitment to our employees, customers and investors as we forge ahead into the next 20 years with a proven plan of continued growth and success.
This project, a joint venture between Hyatt and Mack-Cali, will open in late summer 2002 and is one of the first Hyatt hotels breaking ground in the 21st century.
Enron Energy creates controlled environments and energy infrastructure within America's first indoor snowboarding and surfing facility breaking ground in Anaheim, Calif.
amp;uot;We're breaking ground to support both iXL's remarkable growth as well as the expanding technology sector in central Virginia.
We are looking forward to breaking ground," commented Charles B.