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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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"Such criminal unprofessionalism gives grounds for serious questions to the activities of NATO troops in Afghanistan," it added.
The meeting in Dushanbe between Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan at the CIS Council of Heads of State gives grounds to say that the issue of participation of the illegal regime established in the occupied Azerbaijani territories as a party in the negotiations on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, voiced by Pashinyan in previous statements, has been removed from the agenda, political analyst Arzu Nagiyev told Trend.
It has identified the need for training of its central administration staff and this gives grounds for its inclusion as a beneficiary under sub-priority 2.2 of OPAC.
The report of the International Independent Commission of Inquiry into June violence in southern Kyrgyzstan gives grounds for a new conflict between the two sides, said MP Ismail Isakov (Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan), chair of the parliamentary committee for defense and security.