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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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  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. Steven Camarota:

    If you were to create this whole new category and give United States grounds to apply for asylum based on climate, you're likely to get an enormous number of people applying because it's so ill-defined, how much below-average rainfall does the rainfall have to be in your region before you're a climate refugee ? At present, the primary receiving countries already are experiencing tremendous resistance to the current level of asylees and refugees. It doesn't seem like resettling people in developed counties is going to be much of an answer to this problem. ... A much more effective use of resources is always to help United States in place.

  2. Justin Trudeau:

    I am - even more than I was with steel and aluminum - trying to figure out where a possible national security connection is, taking that a step further into autos seems to me to be on even flimsier logical grounds.

  3. Ilya Shapiro:

    That’s his worst case, he has a lot of good opinions on… police needing a warrant (and opposing) laws drawn so broadly that prosecutors are convicting people who are not guilty… Clearly, he defers to the government on national security grounds, but most judges and justices do anyway.

  4. 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.

  5. Gary Lavine:

    We promulgated a rule having to do with applications for outside activity — meaning outside income. The rule requires a vote of the commission. But there was no vote on the book deal, in fact it was never presented to us. The staff took the position that no vote of the commission was necessary. I will move tomorrow to rescind the informal opinion, the grounds for rescission on the approval is the material misrepresentation that there would be no state resources used to write the book and effective its publication.

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    an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas)
    • A. accident
    • B. plantation
    • C. vehicle
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