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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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Life & Style Weekly is breaking new ground as the first weekly style magazine.
The company's network-based Virtual Operational Data Store (Virtual ODS) is breaking new ground in combining network and database technologies to fundamentally change the way enterprises integrate data.
The company is breaking new ground in combining network and database technologies to offer right-time access to information regardless of what format it is stored in and where it is located.
It's an honor to join an organization that not only has an unmatched history in direct marketing, but also one that is breaking new ground with some of the most diverse offerings in this industry," said Aveni.
Certain statements in this press release, including those related to future savings and SeeBeyond breaking new ground in the market constitute forward-looking statements as that term is defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
North Star Diamonds has exceptional land holdings and a highly skilled management and technical team respected for breaking new ground in the highly competitive diamond industry.
California is once again breaking new ground and adopting a market structure that is not being adopted by anyone else in the Western United States.