English

Detailed Synonyms for ground in English

ground:

to ground verb (grounds, grounded, grounding)

  1. to ground
    to ground; to found; to base; lay the foundations of
  2. to ground
    to establish; to found; to raise; to lay the foundations; to ground; to tune
    • establish verb (establishes, established, establishing)
    • found verb (founds, founded, founding)
    • raise verb (raises, raised, raising)
    • lay the foundations verb (lays the foundations, laid the foundations, laying the foundations)
    • ground verb (grounds, grounded, grounding)
    • tune verb (tunes, tuned, tuning)
  3. to ground
    to ground; to earthen
    • ground verb (grounds, grounded, grounding)
    • earthen verb (earthens, earthened, earthening)
  4. to ground
    to establish; to settle; to colonize; to found; to open up; to ground; to prospect; to develop; to lay the foundations; to explore; to scan; to colonise
    • establish verb (establishes, established, establishing)
    • settle verb (settles, settled, settling)
    • colonize verb, American (colonizes, colonized, colonizing)
    • found verb (founds, founded, founding)
    • open up verb (opens up, opened up, opening up)
    • ground verb (grounds, grounded, grounding)
    • prospect verb (prospects, prospected, prospecting)
    • develop verb (develops, developped, developping)
    • lay the foundations verb (lays the foundations, laid the foundations, laying the foundations)
    • explore verb (explores, explored, exploring)
    • scan verb (scans, scanned, scanning)
    • colonise verb, British
  5. to ground
    to hammer; to ground; to bang; to drum; to spike
    • hammer verb (hammers, hammered, hammering)
    • ground verb (grounds, grounded, grounding)
    • bang verb (bangs, banged, banging)
    • drum verb (drums, drummed, drumming)
    • spike verb (spikes, spiked, spiking)
  6. to ground
    – use as a basis for; found on 1
    to establish; to base; to ground; to found
    – use as a basis for; found on 1
    • establish verb (establishes, established, establishing)
    • base verb (bases, based, basing)
      • base a claim on some observation1
    • ground verb (grounds, grounded, grounding)
    • found verb (founds, founded, founding)
  7. to ground
    – instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject 1
    to ground
    – instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject 1
    • ground verb (grounds, grounded, grounding)
  8. to ground
    – connect to a ground 1
    to ground
    – connect to a ground 1
    • ground verb (grounds, grounded, grounding)
      • ground the electrical connections for safety reasons1
  9. to ground
    – fix firmly and stably 1
    to anchor; to ground
    – fix firmly and stably 1
    • anchor verb (anchors, anchored, anchoring)
      • anchor the lamppost in concrete1
    • ground verb (grounds, grounded, grounding)
  10. to ground
    – cover with a primer; apply a primer to 1
    to prime; to ground; to undercoat
    – cover with a primer; apply a primer to 1
    • prime verb (primes, primed, priming)
    • ground verb (grounds, grounded, grounding)
    • undercoat verb (undercoats, undercoated, undercoating)
  11. to ground
    – hit onto the ground 1
    to ground
    – hit onto the ground 1
    • ground verb (grounds, grounded, grounding)
  12. to ground
    – hit a groundball 1
    to ground
    – hit a groundball 1
    • ground verb (grounds, grounded, grounding)
      • he grounded to the second baseman1
  13. to ground
    – throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage 1
    to ground
    – throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage 1
    • ground verb (grounds, grounded, grounding)
  14. to ground
    – place or put on the ground 1
    to ground
    – place or put on the ground 1
    • ground verb (grounds, grounded, grounding)
  15. to ground
    – confine or restrict to the ground 1
    to ground
    – confine or restrict to the ground 1
    • ground verb (grounds, grounded, grounding)
      • After the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot1
  16. to ground
    – hit or reach the ground 1
    to ground; run aground
    – hit or reach the ground 1
  17. to ground
    – bring to the ground 1
    to ground; strand; run aground
    – bring to the ground 1

Conjugations for ground:

present
  1. ground
  2. ground
  3. grounds
  4. ground
  5. ground
  6. ground
simple past
  1. grounded
  2. grounded
  3. grounded
  4. grounded
  5. grounded
  6. grounded
present perfect
  1. have grounded
  2. have grounded
  3. has grounded
  4. have grounded
  5. have grounded
  6. have grounded
past continuous
  1. was grounding
  2. were grounding
  3. was grounding
  4. were grounding
  5. were grounding
  6. were grounding
future
  1. shall ground
  2. will ground
  3. will ground
  4. shall ground
  5. will ground
  6. will ground
continuous present
  1. am grounding
  2. are grounding
  3. is grounding
  4. are grounding
  5. are grounding
  6. are grounding
subjunctive
  1. be grounded
  2. be grounded
  3. be grounded
  4. be grounded
  5. be grounded
  6. be grounded
diverse
  1. ground!
  2. let's ground!
  3. grounded
  4. grounding
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

ground [the ~] noun

  1. the ground
    the earth; the ground; the earth's crust
  2. the ground
    the ground
    the soil
    – material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use) 1
    • soil [the ~] noun
      • good agricultural soil1
  3. the ground
    the parcel; the building site; the site; the plot; the lot; the ground
  4. the ground
    the crunched; the ground
  5. the ground
    the floor; the ground; the bottom; the base
  6. the ground
    the consideration; the deliberation; the reflexion; the ground
  7. the ground
    – the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface 1
    the ground; the primer; the undercoat; the priming coat; the priming; the flat coat; the primer coat
    – the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface 1
  8. the ground
    – (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting 1
    the ground
    – (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting 1
  9. the ground
    – a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage) 1
    the ground; the earth
    – a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage) 1
  10. the ground
    – a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused 1
    the ground
    – a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused 1
  11. the ground
    – the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground 1
    the ground; the background
    – the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground 1
    • ground [the ~] noun
    • background [the ~] noun
      • he posed her against a background of rolling hills1
  12. the ground
    – a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle) 1
    the ground
    – a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle) 1
    • ground [the ~] noun
      • they gained ground step by step1
      • they fought to regain the lost ground1
  13. the ground
    – a rational motive for a belief or action 1
    the reason; the ground
    – a rational motive for a belief or action 1
    • reason [the ~] noun
      • the reason that war was declared1
    • ground [the ~] noun
      • the grounds for their declaration1
  14. the ground
    – the solid part of the earth's surface 1
    the ground; the land; the earth; the dry land; the solid ground; the terra firma
    – the solid part of the earth's surface 1
    • ground [the ~] noun
      • he dropped the logs on the ground1
    • land [the ~] noun
      • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land1
    • earth [the ~] noun
      • the earth shook for several minutes1
    • dry land [the ~] noun
    • solid ground [the ~] noun
    • terra firma [the ~] noun
  15. the ground
    – material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use) 1
    the soil; the ground; the land
    – material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use) 1
    • soil [the ~] noun
      • good agricultural soil1
    • ground [the ~] noun
    • land [the ~] noun
      • the land had never been plowed1
  16. the ground
    – a relation that provides the foundation for something 1
    the ground; the basis; the footing
    – a relation that provides the foundation for something 1
    • ground [the ~] noun
    • basis [the ~] noun
      • he worked on an interim basis1
    • footing [the ~] noun
      • they were on a friendly footing1
  17. the ground
    – the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface 1
    the ground; the earth
    – the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface 1
    • ground [the ~] noun
    • earth [the ~] noun
      • they dug into the earth outside the church1

Related Words for "ground":


Alternate Synonyms for "ground":


Antonyms for "ground":


Related Definitions for "ground":

  1. the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface1
  2. (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting1
  3. a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)1
  4. a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused1
  5. the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground1
  6. a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle)1
    • they gained ground step by step1
    • they fought to regain the lost ground1
  7. a rational motive for a belief or action1
    • the grounds for their declaration1
  8. the solid part of the earth's surface1
    • he dropped the logs on the ground1
  9. material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)1
  10. a relation that provides the foundation for something1
  11. the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface1
  12. use as a basis for; found on1
  13. instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject1
  14. connect to a ground1
    • ground the electrical connections for safety reasons1
  15. fix firmly and stably1
  16. cover with a primer; apply a primer to1
  17. hit onto the ground1
  18. hit a groundball1
    • he grounded to the second baseman1
  19. throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage1
  20. place or put on the ground1
  21. confine or restrict to the ground1
    • After the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot1
  22. hit or reach the ground1
  23. bring to the ground1
    • the storm grounded the ship1

ground form of grind:

to grind verb (grinds, ground, grinding)

  1. to grind
    to grind
    • grind verb (grinds, ground, grinding)
  2. to grind
    to grind; to whet; to sharpen; to strop
    • grind verb (grinds, ground, grinding)
    • whet verb (whets, whetted, whetting)
    • sharpen verb (sharpens, sharpened, sharpening)
    • strop verb (strops, stropped, stropping)
  3. to grind
    to grind off; to grind
    • grind off verb (grinds off, ground off, grinding off)
    • grind verb (grinds, ground, grinding)
  4. to grind
    – reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading 1
    to grind; to mash; to bray; comminute; crunch
    – reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading 1
    • grind verb (grinds, ground, grinding)
      • grind the spices in a mortar1
    • mash verb (mashes, mashed, mashing)
      • mash the garlic1
    • bray verb (braies, brayed, braying)
    • comminute verb
    • crunch verb
  5. to grind
    – make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together 1
    to grind; to grate
    – make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together 1
    • grind verb (grinds, ground, grinding)
    • grate verb (grates, grated, grating)
      • grate one's teeth in anger1
  6. to grind
    – press or grind with a crushing noise 1
    to grind; craunch; crunch; cranch
    – press or grind with a crushing noise 1
  7. to grind
    – shape or form by grinding 1
    to grind
    – shape or form by grinding 1
    • grind verb (grinds, ground, grinding)
      • grind lenses for glasses and cameras1
  8. to grind
    – created by grinding 1
    to grind
    – created by grinding 1
    • grind verb (grinds, ground, grinding)
      • grind designs into the glass bowl1
  9. to grind
    – dance by rotating the pelvis in an erotically suggestive way, often while in contact with one's partner such that the dancers' legs are interlaced 1
    to grind
    – dance by rotating the pelvis in an erotically suggestive way, often while in contact with one's partner such that the dancers' legs are interlaced 1
    • grind verb (grinds, ground, grinding)
  10. to grind
    – work hard 1
    labour; to labor; to grind; to dig; to toil; to drudge; travail; moil; fag
    – work hard 1
    • labour verb, British
    • labor verb, American (labors, labored, laboring)
    • grind verb (grinds, ground, grinding)
    • dig verb (digs, dug, digging)
      • She was digging away at her math homework1
    • toil verb (toils, toiled, toiling)
    • drudge verb (drudges, drudged, drudging)
      • Lexicographers drudge all day long1
    • travail verb
    • moil verb
    • fag verb

Conjugations for grind:

present
  1. grind
  2. grind
  3. grinds
  4. grind
  5. grind
  6. grind
simple past
  1. ground
  2. ground
  3. ground
  4. ground
  5. ground
  6. ground
present perfect
  1. have ground
  2. have ground
  3. has ground
  4. have ground
  5. have ground
  6. have ground
past continuous
  1. was grinding
  2. were grinding
  3. was grinding
  4. were grinding
  5. were grinding
  6. were grinding
future
  1. shall grind
  2. will grind
  3. will grind
  4. shall grind
  5. will grind
  6. will grind
continuous present
  1. am grinding
  2. are grinding
  3. is grinding
  4. are grinding
  5. are grinding
  6. are grinding
subjunctive
  1. be ground
  2. be ground
  3. be ground
  4. be ground
  5. be ground
  6. be ground
diverse
  1. grind!
  2. let's grind!
  3. ground
  4. grinding
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

grind [the ~] noun

  1. the grind
    – the act of grinding to a powder or dust 1
    the grind; the mill; the pulverization; the pulverisation
    – the act of grinding to a powder or dust 1
  2. the grind
    – hard monotonous routine work 1
    the grind; the drudgery; the donkeywork; the plodding
    – hard monotonous routine work 1
  3. the grind
    – the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground 1
    the grind
    – the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground 1
    • grind [the ~] noun
      • a coarse grind of coffee1
  4. the grind
    – an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious 1
    the grind; the nerd; the swot; the dweeb; the wonk
    – an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious 1

Related Words for "grind":


Alternate Synonyms for "grind":


Related Definitions for "grind":

  1. the act of grinding to a powder or dust1
  2. hard monotonous routine work1
  3. the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground1
    • a coarse grind of coffee1
  4. an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious1
  5. reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading1
    • grind the spices in a mortar1
  6. make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together1
  7. press or grind with a crushing noise1
  8. shape or form by grinding1
    • grind lenses for glasses and cameras1
  9. created by grinding1
    • grind designs into the glass bowl1
  10. dance by rotating the pelvis in an erotically suggestive way, often while in contact with one's partner such that the dancers' legs are interlaced1
  11. work hard1

Related Synonyms for ground