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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡɹaʊndz/
  • (file)
  • 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
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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 (as in coffee grounds).
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