What does Groundwork mean?

Definitions for Groundworkˈgraʊndˌwɜrk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Groundwork.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. basis, base, foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstone(noun)

    the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

    "the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture"

  2. foundation, base, fundament, foot, groundwork, substructure, understructure(noun)

    lowest support of a structure

    "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower"

  3. groundwork(noun)

    preliminary preparation as a basis or foundation

    "we are prepared today because of groundwork that was done ten years ago"


  1. Groundwork(n.)

    That which forms the foundation or support of anything; the basis; the essential or fundamental part; first principle; as, development of a convenient DNA sequencing technique layed the groundwork for many of the subsequent advances in molecular genetics. Dryden.


  1. groundwork(Noun)

    The foundation; the basic or fundamental parts that support or allow for the rest.

    The discovery of the laws of electricity laid the groundwork for a century of innovation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Groundwork(noun)

    that which forms the foundation or support of anything; the basis; the essential or fundamental part; first principle


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Groundwork in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Groundwork in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Henry Leigh Hunt:

    The groundwork of all happiness is health.

  2. Zander Lurie:

    I don't sit around comparing myself to Dave, he laid a lot of the groundwork for me to be successful.

  3. Kevin Chapman:

    I think it raises some questions about the utility for CBD, but it lays the groundwork for future studies.

  4. Jon Cooper:

    I think the Biden campaign will be able to tap into that overnight, we're already laying the groundwork for that.

  5. Sebastien Bazin:

    The year 2014 was busy. We have laid the groundwork to become the most innovative, best performing and most highly valued hotel group.

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