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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ground, strand, run aground(verb)

    bring to the ground

    "the storm grounded the ship"

  2. ground, run aground(verb)

    hit or reach the ground


  1. run aground(Verb)

    For a vessel to be immobilized by water too shallow to allow it to float.

  2. run aground(Verb)

    To cause a vessel to run aground.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

run aground

(of a ship) to become stuck on rocks etc.

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