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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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Perry Barr owner-trainer Michael Cliffe is looking to his Wrenbury Rebel to confirm he is a youngster with a very bright future when he breaks fresh ground in challenging for the Valentines Juvenile Trophy, one of five opens at Nottingham tomorrow.
In particular, his reading of Nietzsche and Foucault breaks fresh ground for theologians and others in their engagements with so-called postmodern thought.
It breaks fresh ground with hypnotic weaves of African percussion, overlaid with the unutterably beautiful voice of Gerrard, an intellectual Australia native who views her voice as representing ``an abstract vocabulary that lies within the collective unconscious.
Auburn Associates, breaks fresh ground by defining New York's creative economy in its entirety - from nonprofit arts and cultural organizations to for-profit creative businesses such as advertising firms, film production companies, and publishers, to the individual creative workers who drive them.
Wagner breaks fresh ground with his meticulous linkages between religious trends abroad and in Palestine.