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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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Example sentences of the word ground-cover


1. Noun Phrase
Maxing out at 1 to 2 feet in height, it is often used as a woody ground cover.

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. cover

verb. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] provide with a covering or cause to be covered.

Synonyms

  • feather
  • felt
  • spread over
  • frost
  • wrap
  • laminate
  • envelop
  • oil
  • mask
  • hold
  • paste
  • wallpaper
  • brush
  • concrete
  • butter
  • surface
  • grass
  • overlay
  • tile
  • foil
  • clapboard
  • block out
  • blacklead
  • spread
  • besmear
  • apply
  • bind
  • canvas
  • plank
  • plaster
  • sheet
  • smother
  • lime
  • beplaster
  • blindfold
  • blanket
  • stick on
  • canopy
  • put on
  • bark
  • spray
  • enclose
  • plaster over
  • enwrap
  • pall
  • sheathe
  • crepe
  • mulch
  • spritz
  • lag
  • sod
  • ice
  • enfold
  • jacket
  • plank over
  • gravel
  • drape
  • bank
  • flake
  • paint
  • bread
  • crape
  • dust
  • flash
  • recover
  • carpet
  • white out
  • crown
  • wash
  • board up
  • steel
  • turf
  • aluminise
  • grease
  • surround
  • daub
  • roof
  • coif
  • wax
  • coat
  • aluminize
  • blinker
  • wrap up
  • mound over
  • smear
  • hood
  • straw
  • whiteout
  • cloak
  • paper
  • face
  • line
  • veneer
  • bedaub
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • wane
  • decrease
  • undergarment

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. cover

verb. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] form a cover over.

Synonyms

  • adjoin
  • contact
  • mantle
  • glaciate
  • grass over
  • spread over
  • touch
  • coat
  • mist
  • mist over
  • bloody
  • drape
  • robe
  • flood
  • smother
  • blanket
  • strew
  • submerge
  • cloak
  • meet
  • clothe
  • grass
  • carpet
  • drown
  • shroud
  • overwhelm

Antonyms

  • dry
  • dehumidify
  • cleanness
  • defend

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. cover

verb. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] span an interval of distance, space or time.

Synonyms

  • be
  • sweep
  • dot
  • continue
  • span
  • extend
  • overlap
  • constellate
  • stud
  • overspread
  • spread
  • ridge
  • traverse

Antonyms

  • enjoy
  • suffer
  • idle
  • ride

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. cover

verb. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] provide for.

Synonyms

  • live up to
  • fulfil
  • satisfy

Antonyms

  • lengthwise
  • uncross
  • walk
  • pull

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. cover

verb. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression.

Synonyms

  • treat
  • talk about
  • address
  • discuss
  • encompass
  • theologise
  • do by
  • comprehend
  • plow
  • embrace
  • deal
  • handle
  • initiate
  • discourse
  • broach

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • unfold
  • mistrust
  • distrust

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. cover

verb. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory.

Synonyms

  • include
  • address
  • encompass
  • comprehend
  • embrace
  • plow
  • deal
  • handle

Antonyms

  • merciful
  • mitigated
  • ebbtide
  • float

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. cover

noun. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something.

Synonyms

  • shoji
  • concealment
  • covering
  • blind
  • stalking-horse
  • covert
  • screen

Antonyms

  • intangible
  • gaseous
  • liquid
  • natural object

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. cover

noun. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] bedding that keeps a person warm in bed.

Synonyms

  • Mackinaw blanket
  • electric blanket
  • bed clothing
  • mackinaw
  • bedclothes
  • manta
  • bedding
  • security blanket
  • afghan

Antonyms

  • let
  • detach
  • fauna
  • stand still

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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