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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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Today we expand our mission to also serve those in greatest danger of homelessness--families that may be a paycheck away from being on the streets," said Brenda Rosen, President and CEO of Breaking Ground.
Breaking ground on the 360 acre Carleton facility, a $200 million project, continues Altra's current phase of its strategic plan to build 500 million gallons per year (MMGY) of biofuel production capacity across the nation through the acquisition and enhancement of existing operating assets as well as the development of strategically located and permitted sites with state-of-the-art biofuel refining technology.
Next month, Madison Equities at will be breaking ground at 410 East 92nd Street for a 226-room Marriott, which, because of zoning laws, is designated to be the last hotel to ever be built on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
NORTH HOLLYWOOD - After years of unfulfilled promises, city and county officials moved ahead Thursday with ambitious plans to revitalize the heart of North Hollywood, breaking ground on a 15-story complex that will dominate the Valley skyline and opening a nearby public library.
Breaking ground on the 50 acre Coshocton Ethanol facility continues Altra's current phase of its strategic projects as it seeks to build five hundred million gallons of biofuel production capacity through the acquisition of existing operating assets and the development of strategically located permitted facilities across the nation with state-of-the-art biofuel refining technology.
McGreevey's Executive Order establishing the SCC--one day after breaking ground July 28 on Elizabeth School #30 and Elizabeth School #31.
The public hearing is one of the last hurdles school officials must clear before breaking ground.