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1. ground

noun. ['ˈgraʊnd'] the solid part of the earth's surface.

Synonyms

  • terra firma
  • ness
  • mainland
  • peninsula
  • timber
  • object
  • cape
  • coastal plain
  • field
  • Earth
  • foreland
  • plain
  • solid ground
  • land mass
  • world
  • earth
  • floor
  • physical object
  • land
  • globe
  • beachfront
  • archipelago
  • slash
  • timberland
  • dry land
  • champaign
  • oxbow
  • island
  • wonderland
  • landmass
  • neck
  • forest
  • isthmus

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Ground

  • ultrasound
  • propound
  • profound
  • expound
  • confound
  • compound
  • unwound
  • unsound
  • unbound
  • resound
  • renowned
  • redound
  • rebound
  • newfound
  • inbound
  • impound
  • astound
  • surround
  • frowned
  • drowned
  • crowned
  • browned
  • abound
  • wound
  • sound
  • 'round
  • pound
  • mound
  • hound
  • found

How do you pronounce ground?

Pronounce ground as graʊnd.

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Sentences with ground


1. Noun, singular or mass
Prepare a dry rub of ground coriander, and cracked pepper and rub into the surface of the meat.

Quotes about ground


1. I'm an off-the-charts introvert. To me, being around groups of strangers is exhausting. I've had to sort of train myself to think about two tactics: finding common ground and invoking humor.
- Sam Yagan

2. The Nationals tried hard to recover the lost ground. The final result, however, was the success of the Forest Citys by a score of 29 to 23 in a nine innings game, twice interrupted by rain.
- Henry Chadwick

3. When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, "Why god? Why me?"and the thundering voice of God answered, There's just something about you that pisses me off.
- Stephen King, Storm of the Century: An Original Screenplay

2. ground

noun. ['ˈgraʊnd'] a rational motive for a belief or action.

Synonyms

  • account
  • rational motive
  • score
  • why
  • reason
  • occasion

Antonyms

  • miss
  • best
  • unburden
  • clean

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. ground

noun. ['ˈgraʊnd'] the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface.

Synonyms

  • dirt
  • diatomite
  • soil
  • diatomaceous earth
  • moraine
  • material
  • earth
  • saprolite
  • kieselguhr

Antonyms

  • unworldly
  • mental
  • trade edition
  • direct discourse

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. ground

verb. ['ˈgraʊnd'] fix firmly and stably.

Synonyms

  • anchor
  • secure
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • play up
  • foreground
  • esteem

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. ground

verb. ['ˈgraʊnd'] confine or restrict to the ground.

Synonyms

  • restrain
  • confine

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unprofitability
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. ground

verb. ['ˈgraʊnd'] instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject.

Synonyms

  • instruct
  • teach

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • dissuade
  • deficit

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. ground

noun. ['ˈgraʊnd'] a relation that provides the foundation for something.

Synonyms

  • foundation
  • common ground
  • footing

Antonyms

  • immateriality
  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial
  • immaterial

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. ground

verb. ['ˈgraʊnd'] place or put on the ground.

Synonyms

  • place
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • position

Antonyms

  • disassemble
  • break even
  • level
  • break

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. ground

noun. ['ˈgraʊnd'] a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle).

Synonyms

  • position

Antonyms

  • top
  • head

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. ground

noun. ['ˈgraʊnd'] the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground.

Synonyms

  • prospect
  • background
  • view
  • vista
  • aspect
  • panorama

Antonyms

  • leave
  • fauna
  • uncover
  • urban area

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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