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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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Land Rover broke fresh ground with its popular compact 4x4 ( the Freelander, carrying out no fewer than 700 changes for the car's most recent revamp.
LIVERPOOL broke fresh ground when they were handed a European Cup draw with a Finnish club, Oulu Palloseura.
Others who broke fresh ground, such as Jack Anderson, were once scorned as eccentrics but are now celebrated as mavericks.
Petrushka is owned by the Highclere Thoroughbred Corporation, who last season broke fresh ground for racing syndicates by having a runner in the Derby.
The Middleham trainer broke fresh ground when Munaawashat became the first two-year-old winner he has saddled for Hamdan Al Maktoum.