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1. grounds

noun. ['ˈgraʊndz, ˈgraʊnz'] your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief.

Synonyms

  • falsification
  • information
  • disproof
  • track
  • trail
  • cogent evidence
  • sign
  • symptom
  • proof
  • lead
  • evidence
  • refutation

Antonyms

  • positivity
  • invalidate
  • uncommunicative
  • hypocalcemia

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Words that Rhyme with Grounds

  • downtowns
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  • frowns
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  • crowns
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  • clowns
  • browns'
  • browns
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  • towns
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  • townes
  • sounds
  • pounds
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  • nouns
  • kouns
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  • downs
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Example sentences of the word grounds


1. Noun, plural
You can even claim exemption from taxes if you have valid grounds to do so.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Document actions you believe the executor has taken that give you grounds for seeking his dismissal.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
The screen must be cleaned after each use; otherwise grounds clog the mesh and prevent proper straining.

Quotes containing the word grounds


1. I refuse to answer that question on the grounds that I don't know the answer
- Douglas Adams

2. The hope of eternal life is not to be taken up upon slight grounds. It is a subject to be settled between God and your own soul; settled for eternity. A supposed hope, and nothing more, will prove your ruin.
- Ellen G. White

3. He felt his heart pounding fiercely in his chest. How strange that in his dread of death, it pumped all the harder, valiantly keeping him alive. But it would have to stop, and soon. Its beats were numbered. How many would there be time for, as he rose and walked through the castle for the last time, out into the grounds and into the forest?
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

2. grounds

noun. ['ˈgraʊndz, ˈgraʊnz'] the enclosed land around a house or other building.

Synonyms

  • playground
  • field
  • side yard
  • garden
  • dooryard
  • curtilage
  • yard
  • front yard

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • fire
  • negativeness
  • positiveness

3. grounds

noun. ['ˈgraʊndz, ˈgraʊnz'] a tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation or burial etc.).

Synonyms

  • piece of ground
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • hypokalemia
  • hyperkalemia
  • demonetization
  • weaken

4. grounds

noun. ['ˈgraʊndz, ˈgraʊnz'] a justification for something existing or happening.

Synonyms

  • cause
  • justification

Antonyms

  • hyperglycemia
  • hypoglycemia
  • hypercalcemia

5. grounds

noun. ['ˈgraʊndz, ˈgraʊnz'] dregs consisting of solid particles (especially of coffee) that form a residue.

Synonyms

  • settlings
  • dregs

Antonyms

  • follow
  • disadvantage
  • deficit
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