your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
"the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"
yard, grounds, curtilage(noun)
the enclosed land around a house or other building
"it was a small house with almost no yard"
a tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation or burial etc.)
cause, reason, grounds(noun)
a justification for something existing or happening
"he had no cause to complain"; "they had good reason to rejoice"
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"
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Rank popularity for the word 'grounds' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1657
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Rank popularity for the word 'grounds' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3016
The numerical value of grounds in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of grounds in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of grounds in a Sentence
The couple are delighted to announce an opportunity for 1,200 people from across the United Kingdom to be invited into the grounds of Windsor Castle to share the experience of their special day, the attendees will view the arrival of the congregation and Members of the Royal Family, listen to a live broadcast of the Marriage Service and watch as the Bride and Groom depart St. George’s Chapel at the end of the ceremony. The newly married couple will then undertake a short carriage procession through part of Windsor High Street. The carriage will process through the grounds of Windsor Castle, departing via Castle Hill to proceed along part of the High Street before returning to the Castle via Cambridge Gate.
There have been recent media reports that the Government of India has privately assured that it will not issue any more compulsory licenses. It is hereby clarified that such reports are factually incorrect, in this regard, it may be noted that India has a well-established TRIPS compliant legislative, administrative and judicial framework to safeguard IPRs (intellectual property rights). Under the Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement Public Health, each member has the right to grant compulsory licenses and the freedom to determine the grounds upon which such licenses are granted.
Many people play cricket here but we have no grounds in Athens.
We found that 7.5 percent number is actually pretty good when it comes to value and you can actually push it a little further on cost effectiveness grounds.
I don't see how anyone could fail to be troubled and moved by the stockade, with its deadlines, escape tunnels and Providence Spring, that subtext of such clean, well-kept grounds is chaos and human limitation, and I can't walk across the stockade field without feeling challenged and defeated by its awful irony. Even the sky looks different from there.
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