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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"

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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Scott Morrison:

    Today is about ensuring we deal with the urgent crisis that is existing across fire grounds in four states in particular, to ensure we're giving everything that is needed on ground without being asked.

  2. Mehdi Khan Choudhry:

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

  3. Buckingham Palace:

    Also present in the Castle Grounds will be representatives of charities supported by Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, together with members of the Windsor community and children from the local schools which Her Royal Highness attended, residents of Windsor Castle and a number of Royal Household staff will also be present.

  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. Elaine Tan:

    A blacklist order (has been issued) against the identified foreign nationals, One of the grounds, anchored on the interest of public safety, is when a foreign national shows disrespect or makes offensive utterances to symbols of Philippine authority.

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