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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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Words that Rhyme with High Ground

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

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. high

adjective. ['ˈhaɪ'] greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount.

Synonyms

  • grade
  • full
  • utmost
  • broad
  • higher
  • superior
  • advanced
  • graduate
  • degree
  • postgraduate
  • level
  • soaring

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • ascend
  • rise
  • pointless

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. high

adjective. ['ˈhaɪ'] (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high').

Synonyms

  • up
  • high-altitude
  • high-level
  • height
  • tall
  • high-stepped
  • soaring
  • commanding
  • high-top
  • steep
  • overlooking
  • tallness
  • high-topped
  • eminent
  • top
  • altitudinous
  • dominating
  • upper
  • lofty
  • towering

Antonyms

  • down
  • side
  • bottom
  • low

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. high

adverb. ['ˈhaɪ'] at a great altitude.

Antonyms

  • forceless

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. high

adjective. ['ˈhaɪ'] standing above others in quality or position.

Synonyms

  • superior

Antonyms

  • gradual
  • pleasant

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. high

adjective. ['ˈhaɪ'] used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency.

Synonyms

  • tenor
  • sopranino
  • shrill
  • pinched
  • falsetto
  • adenoidal
  • treble
  • screaky
  • alto
  • spiky
  • pitch
  • squealing
  • sharp
  • peaky
  • nasal
  • soprano
  • screechy
  • squeaking
  • squeaky
  • altissimo
  • high-pitched

Antonyms

  • dull
  • dullness
  • unperceptive
  • stupid

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. high

noun. ['ˈhaɪ'] a lofty level or position or degree.

Synonyms

  • level
  • grade

Antonyms

  • asleep
  • decrease
  • unfinished

Etymology

  • high (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiȝe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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