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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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Krishna Prasad, MD of Trident Controls, company have broken fresh ground and have created this microbial treatment that reconstructs good water and converts the totally dissolved solids into suspended solids and thereby segregating them from good water ensuring its easier removal in an organic manner through converting it into biodegradable and organic manure.
Celtic would never have come close to that final in Seville without these players but Strachan has broken fresh ground by taking his team, pieced together at a modest cost, into the final stages of the world's biggest club competition.
Watson Burton, which has already grown its total workforce from 200 to 300 in just two years, has broken fresh ground for a Tyneside firm by breaking into the competitive Leeds market, which is dominated by Yorkshire firms and big national players.
With its dark theme, minus the conventional glitz, romance and song-and-dance routine, the movie has broken fresh ground.
The Bush administration has broken fresh ground by coupling U.S.-Saudi oil links with Israeli military strength and so building a cornerstone for its Middle East policy.