grounds

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡɹaʊndz/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aʊndz
  • Hyphenation: grounds

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

grounds

  1. plural of ground

VerbEdit

grounds

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ground

Etymology 2Edit

From ground (basis, surroundings).

NounEdit

grounds (plural grounds)

  1. (law) Basis or justification for something.
    grounds for divorce
  2. The collective land areas that compose a larger area.
    the castle grounds
    • 1922, Michael Arlen, “1/1/2”, in “Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days[1]:
      House Prees and Bloods [] were everywhere to be seen in earnest colloquy. For the matter was, that there was some sort of night-prowler about the school grounds.
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Etymology 3Edit

From ground, past participle of to grind.

NounEdit

grounds pl (plural only)

  1. The sediment at the bottom of a liquid, or from which a liquid has been filtered.
    coffee grounds
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