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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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Germany-based Volkswagen AG (VW) (Xetra: VW) and its Chinese joint venture partner FAW Group Corporation have broken ground for its plant in China.
a provider of laminating, coating and converting services, has broken ground on a new manufacturing facility in Owatonna, MN, USA, doubling the company's manufacturing space.
Asked about the status of the global village, White noted that Heifer had just broken ground on the $7.
Alexander Gorlin Architects has broken ground on phase one of the Nehemiah Spring Creek Houses at Gateway Estates in the East New York section of Brooklyn.
The two have already broken ground on a development in El Paso, acquired land for a second development and are negotiating to buy a third tract.
This will be a unique opportunity for small business owners to hear firsthand from CEOs who have broken ground in their industries, then gone on to achieve tremendous success," says Sherry Browne, program manager of the Entrepreneurs Conference.
A couple of weeks ago, it came to the attention of FEMA that the city had broken ground, without the review.
6, 2006, that its subsidiary, Northwest Renewable, LLC has broken ground on an ethanol production facility on a 31.