well-grounded

  • 1 well-grounded — adjective 1. ) a well grounded person has studied and read a lot about a particular subject: well grounded in: She s very well grounded in French literature. 2. ) a well grounded argument is based on facts or good reasons: WELL FOUNDED …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 2 well-grounded — adj 1.) well grounded in sth fully trained in an activity or skill ▪ The soldiers were well grounded in survival skills. 2.) ↑well founded ▪ My fears were well grounded …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 well-grounded — well′ ground′ed adj. 1) based on good reasons; well founded: well grounded suspicions[/ex] 2) well or thoroughly instructed in the basic principles of a subject: well grounded in mathematics[/ex] • Etymology: 1325–75 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 4 well-grounded — I adjective firm, legitimate, positive, solid, sound, steady, strong, well based, well founded II index actual, authentic, believable, cogent, cogniza …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 well-grounded — [wel′groun′did] adj. 1. having a thorough basic knowledge of a subject 2. based on good reasons …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 well-grounded — UK / US adjective 1) a well grounded person has studied and read a lot about a particular subject well grounded in: She s very well grounded in French literature. 2) a well grounded argument is based on facts or good reasons …

    English dictionary

  • 7 well-grounded — adjective 1 well grounded in fully trained in an activity or skill: The soldiers were well grounded in survival skills. 2 well­founded: well grounded suspicions …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 well-grounded — /wel grown did/, adj. 1. based on good reasons; well founded: His opposition to the scheme is well grounded. 2. well or thoroughly instructed in the basic principles of a subject: She is well grounded in mathematics. [1325 75; ME] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 9 well-grounded — adj. well grounded in * * * [ˌwel graʊndɪd] well grounded in …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 well-grounded — /ˈwɛl graʊndəd/ (say wel grownduhd) adjective 1. based on good grounds or reasons; well founded. 2. well or thoroughly instructed in the first principles of a subject. Also, (especially in predicative use), well grounded /wɛl ˈgraʊndəd/ (say wel… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 well-grounded — adjective Date: 14th century 1. having a firm foundation < well grounded in Latin and Greek > 2. well founded …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 well-grounded — Synonyms and related words: adamantine, admissible, authoritative, binding, bulky, calculable, cogent, confirmed, consistent, credible, deep dyed, deep engraven, deep fixed, deep grounded, deep laid, deep rooted, deep seated, deep set, deep… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 well-grounded — a. 1. Well founded. 2. Well prepared, well instructed, well informed, well read, well taught …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 14 well-grounded — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Possessing, proceeding from, or exhibiting good judgment and prudence: balanced, com monsensible, commonsensical, judicious, levelheaded, prudent, rational, reasonable, sagacious, sage, sane, sapient, sensible …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 well-grounded — adjective a) Having extensive knowledge of a subject b) Based on good judgment and solid reasoning …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 well grounded — based, founded; skilled, knowledgeable, experienced …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 well grounded — adjective 1》 based on good evidence or reasons. 2》 having a good training in or knowledge of a subject …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 well-grounded — adjective logically valid a sound argument • Syn: ↑reasoned, ↑sound • Similar to: ↑valid • Derivationally related forms: ↑soundness (for …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 well-grounded hope — index likelihood, prospect (outlook) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 20 well-grounded possibility — index likelihood Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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