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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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Valley College officials on Wednesday broke ground on the All ied Health and Science Center, a $46 million environmentally friendly building that will include science labs and lab support areas; office/conference/faculty support areas; a computer/tutorial lab learning resource center; outdoor teaching laboratories; and classrooms and seminar spaces.
The new south clinic facility (pictured), which broke ground in March, will be a seven-story, 126,000 square foot medical office building adjacent to Tampa General Hospital.
In 2000, ATRS broke ground on a $45 million office building in downtown Little Rock even though not a single potential tenant had signed a binding lease agreement.
s Iron Mountain Plant, Kingsford, Michigan, broke ground on a $2.
Du Pont broke ground recently on a $100 million facility in Pulau Sakra an island off the southern coast of Singapore, to meet the growing demand for Zytel nylon 6,6 resin in the Asia Pacific region.
To help ease the housing crunch, Hofstra broke ground in September on a $23 million residential building for graduate students in the School of Law.
After 10 years, $6 million and countless battles, the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy broke ground Friday on the San Fernando Valley's ``gateway'' into Topanga State Park and the surrounding hills covered with walnut trees and sage.
Goodyear broke ground for the project early in April, and should complete things by this summer.
Officials from the City of Richardson and executives from three respected real estate companies broke ground today on a mixed-use community that will transform a prime office corridor in Richardson into a live-work-play environment called Eastside.
Cariste said that The Morris Companies acquired title from Chevron late last year and broke ground this spring on the first "spec' building.
LANCASTER - With heavy equipment working as a backdrop, city officials and members of a pioneer family broke ground for a 68-acre park that will serve as the city's northern gateway and as a memorial to an early civic leader.
Shea Therapeutic Riding Center recently broke ground on a major renovation project of their entire south county riding center.