Results for ground

Definitions of ground:

part of speech: noun

The surface of the earth: a portion of the earth's surface: land: field: the floor, etc.: position: field or place of action: ( lit. or fig.) that on which something is raised: foundation: reason: ( art.) the surface on which the figures are represented.

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Did grind.

part of speech: noun

The earth or soil, as distinguished from air or water; the surface or upper part of the earth; soil; territory or region; estate or possession; that which supports anything; fundamental cause; primary reason; in a painting, the primary or principal colour; fundamental substance.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To run on to land; said of vessels.

part of speech: verb

To lay or place on the ground; to settle in first principles; to fasten or strike on the bottom, as a ship in too shallow water.

part of speech: adjective

Fundamental.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To strike the bottom and remain fixed.

part of speech: noun

The earth or soil; surface of a floor or pavement; land; territory; country; estate; usually in plural; foundation; cause or reason; origin; original principle.

part of speech: verb transitive

To fix on a foundation or principle: to instruct in first principles.

part of speech: adjective

Pa. t. and pa. p. of GRIND.

part of speech: verb transitive

To place or set on or in the earth; teach the first principles to.

part of speech: verb transitive

To run aground.

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