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Princeton's WordNet

  1. evidence, grounds(noun)

    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, curtilage(noun)

    the enclosed land around a house or other building

    "it was a small house with almost no yard"

  3. grounds(noun)

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

  4. cause, reason, grounds(noun)

    a justification for something existing or happening

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

  5. grounds(noun)

    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"

Editors Contribution

  1. grounds

    Plural form of ground.

    The grounds of the house were large enough for the children to play with their friends when they came over.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 22, 2016  

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

How to pronounce grounds?

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    Daniel
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    Veena
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How to say grounds in sign language?

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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. John Bracken on Captain Barney Kelly, who ran the USS Enterprise into the mud of San Francisco Bay in May 1983:

    He grounds the warship he walks on.

  2. Nicholas Burns:

    This is not right on procedural grounds.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    Every day gives grounds for impeachment.

  4. Sean Carter:

    There is no grounds for appeal because a judge is silly.

  5. Mehdi Khan Choudhry:

    Many people play cricket here but we have no grounds in Athens.

Images & Illustrations of grounds

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