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grounds

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. evidence, groundsnoun

    your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief

    "the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"

  2. yard, grounds, curtilagenoun

    the enclosed land around a house or other building

    "it was a small house with almost no yard"

  3. groundsnoun

    a tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation or burial etc.)

  4. cause, reason, groundsnoun

    a justification for something existing or happening

    "he had no cause to complain"; "they had good reason to rejoice"

  5. groundsnoun

    dregs consisting of solid particles (especially of coffee) that form a residue

    "it is a Middle Eastern custom to read your future in your coffee grounds"

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'grounds' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1657

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'grounds' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3016

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grounds in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grounds in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of grounds in a Sentence

  1. Justice Department:

    On Jan. 6, the defendants directed, mobilized, and led members of the crowd onto the Capitol grounds and into the Capitol, leading to dismantling of metal barricades, destruction of property, and assaults on law enforcement.

  2. Brian Coy:

    The University of Virginia welcomes speakers from a broad array of perspectives to our Grounds every academic year and we often do pay speakers fees or other compensation, offering our community access to a diverse set of speakers and points of view is an important part of our academic mission.

  3. Paul Kamenar:

    I'm actually on my way to the courthouse to file the motion to quash the subpoena on the grounds that special counsel Mueller's appointment by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is unconstitutional.

  4. Brewster Jamieson:

    This is a recall looking for grounds, not recall-worthy conduct.

  5. Kristen Clarke:

    These legislative actions occurred at a time when the Black population in Georgia continues to steadily increase and after a historic election that saw record voter turnout across the state, particularly for absentee voting, which Black voters are now more likely to use than White voters, our complaint challenges several provisions of SB 202 on the grounds that they were adopted with the intent to deny or a bridge, Black citizens, equal access to the political process.

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