Definition: the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
Definition: a rational motive for a belief or action; "the reason that war was declared"; "the grounds for their declaration"
Definition: the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface; "they dug into the earth outside the church"
Definition: a relation that provides the foundation for something; "they were on a friendly footing"; "he worked on an interim basis"
Definition: a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle); "they gained ground step by step"; "they fought to regain the lost ground"
Definition: the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground; "he posed her against a background of rolling hills"
Definition: material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil"
Definition: a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused
Definition: a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)
Definition: (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting
Definition: the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
Definition: The surface of the Earth, as opposed to the sky or water or underground.
Definition: confine or restrict to the ground; "After the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot"
Definition: place or put on the ground
Definition: instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject
Definition: throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage
Definition: hit a groundball; "he grounded to the second baseman"
Definition: hit onto the ground
Definition: connect to a ground; "ground the electrical connections for safety reasons"
Definition: use as a basis for; found on; "base a claim on some observation"
Definition: To connect (an electrical conductor or device) to a ground.
Definition: simple past tense and past participle of grind
Definition: Crushed, or reduced to small particles.