Grounds

  • 1 grounds — I (cause) noun arguments, base, basis, case, circumstances, data, determinant, documentation, elements, evidence, factors, facts, foundation, fundament, justification, medium of proof, motive, occasion, principles, proof, pros and cons,… …

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  • 2 grounds — an area of enclosed land surrounding a large building. → ground grounds factors forming a basis for action or the justification for a belief. → ground grounds solid particles, especially of coffee, which form a residue. → ground …

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  • 3 grounds — [n1] estate, domain acreage, area, campus, country, district, environs, fields, gardens, habitat, holding, land, lot, premises, property, real estate, realm, sphere, spot, terrace, terrain, territory, tract, zone; concepts 508,516 grounds [n2]… …

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  • 4 grounds — grounds; grounds·man; …

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  • 5 grounds — residue at the bottom of a liquid, mid 14c., perhaps from past tense of GRIND (Cf. grind); for other senses, see GROUND (Cf. ground) (n.) …

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  • 6 Grounds — (Lace) There are two styles of ground in lace work The Bride and the Reseau. The bride ground consists of bars connecting the motifs forming the pattern, and the reseau is a net work made with the needle or with bobbins …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 7 grounds — n. basis, foundation 1) to give smb. grounds 2) ample; solid grounds 3) grounds for (grounds for divorce) 4) grounds to + inf. (we had sufficient grounds to sue; there were no grounds to deny bail) 5) on grounds (on what grounds?) sediment 6)… …

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  • 8 grounds — ground, grounds Both the singular and the plural are used in the expressions on the ground (or grounds) that, and grounds is more common in the expression grounds for (complaint etc.): • Occupations that various insurance companies consider to be …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 grounds — Home Home, a. 1. Of or pertaining to one s dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts. [1913 Webster] 2. Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust. [1913 Webster] 3. (Games) In various games, the ultimate… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 grounds — noun a) Basis or justification for something, as in grounds for divorce. b) The collective land areas that compose a larger area, as in the castle grounds …

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  • 11 grounds — Synonyms and related words: Astroturf, acres, alluvion, alluvium, antecedents, artificial turf, ash, base, basement, basis, basis for belief, bearing wall, bed, bedding, bedrock, body of evidence, boundary condition, bowling green, call, catch,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 grounds —   Oka (dregs); kahua (site); kumu (cause). See fishing grounds.    ♦ Grounds for divorce, kumu no ka oki male …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 13 grounds — noun 1. your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief (Freq. 6) the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling • Syn: ↑evidence • Derivationally related forms: ↑evidential (for: ↑ …

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  • 14 grounds — n. sediment (as in coffee grounds); basis, reason; property, plot of land graÊŠnd n. soil; earth; bottom; field, area; base, foundation v. set on the ground; found, establish; teach someone the basics; attach to the earth (about an electrical… …

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  • 15 grounds — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pl. dregs, lees; property, land, estate, yard; motive, reason, cause. See uncleanness, remainder, evidence, possession. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Real estate] Syn. estate, lot, environs, territory; see… …

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  • 16 grounds — n. pl. 1. Lees, dregs, sediment, grouts, precipitate, settlings. 2. Reasons, considerations, arguments, supports, accounts …

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  • 17 Grounds — /graʊndz/ (say growndz) noun Sir Roy Burman, 1905–81, Australian architect; works include the Victorian Arts Centre, Wrest Point Casino and the Australian Academy of Science headquarters …

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  • 18 Grounds for Sculpture — is a 35 acre sculpture park and museum located in Hamilton Township, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States, on the former site of the New Jersey State Fairgrounds. Founded in 1992 by J. Seward Johnson, Jr., Grounds For Sculpture is dedicated… …

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  • 19 Grounds for divorce — is also a single by Elbow, a song by Wolf Parade, and a song by Big Business. The Grounds for divorce are set regulations in each state that specify under what circumstances can one party be granted a divorce. In almost a dozen states, the… …

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  • 20 grounds for divorce — Legal reasons for requesting a divorce. All states require a spouse who files for divorce to state the grounds. Now that no fault divorce is prevalent, the most common ground for divorce is irreconcilable differences. Category: Divorce & Family… …

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