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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. Oleksiy Danilov:

    As of today, we don't see any grounds for statements about a full-scale offensive on our country.

  2. Sir Winston Churchill:

    We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.

  3. Claire Runge:

    A typical migratory bird relies on many different geographic locations throughout its annual cycle for food, rest and breeding. So even if we protect most of their breeding grounds, it’s still not enough – threats somewhere else can affect the entire population, the chain can be broken at any link.

  4. Steve Vladeck:

    The anti-abortion group had tried to rely upon California's' anti-SLAPP' statute to argue that Planned Parenthood was trying to chill Planned Parenthood officials First Amendment rights rather than sue Planned Parenthood officials on legitimate grounds.

  5. Alexander Colvin:

    People think of university jobs being faculty, but there’s a lot of other employees at schools – staffing for dining halls and residence halls, and the campus grounds.

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