flat coat, ground, primer, priming, primer coat, priming coat, undercoat(noun)
the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
(art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting
a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)
a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused
the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground
"he posed her against a background of rolling hills"
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"
a rational motive for a belief or action
"the reason that war was declared"; "the grounds for their declaration"
land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma(noun)
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"
land, ground, soil(noun)
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"
footing, basis, ground(noun)
a relation that provides the foundation for something
"they were on a friendly footing"; "he worked on an interim basis"
the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
"they dug into the earth outside the church"
establish, base, ground, found(verb)
use as a basis for; found on
"base a claim on some observation"
instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject
connect to a ground
"ground the electrical connections for safety reasons"
fix firmly and stably
"anchor the lamppost in concrete"
prime, ground, undercoat(verb)
cover with a primer; apply a primer to
hit onto the ground
hit a groundball
"he grounded to the second baseman"
throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage
place or put on the ground
confine or restrict to the ground
"After the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot"
ground, run aground(verb)
hit or reach the ground
ground, strand, run aground(verb)
bring to the ground
"the storm grounded the ship"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
While the cause of any event, act, or fact, as commonly understood, is the power that makes it to be, the reason of or for it is the explanation given by the human mind; but reason is, in popular language, often used as equivalent to cause, especially in the sense of final cause. In the statement of any reasoning, the argument may be an entire syllogism, or the premises considered together apart from the conclusion, or in logical strictness the middle term only by which the particular conclusion is connected with the general statement. But when the reasoning is not in strict logical form, the middle term following the conclusion is called the reason; thus in the statement "All tyrants deserve death; Cæsar was a tyrant; Therefore Cæsar deserved death," "Cæsar was a tyrant" would in the strictest sense be called the argument; but if we say "Cæsar deserved death because he was a tyrant," the latter clause would be termed the reason. Compare CAUSE; REASON, v.; MIND; REASONING.
The reason of a thing that is to be explained; the reason for a thing that is to be done.
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place on the ground
wild bean (apios tuberosa)
dwarf ginseng (Aralia trifolia or panax trifolium)
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
List of paraphrases for "ground":
field, soil, land, terrestrial, terrain, earth, sol, ground-based, land-based, underground, reason, mass, floor, berri, masa, haché, basis, destruction, motif, estate, ﬁeld, groundwork, motive, terra, grounding, situ, sun, surface, wild, soils, loco, spot, area, territory, veld, land-mines, overland, land-, place, subsurface, birri
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How to use ground in a sentence?
I'm against tariffs. I'm against the trade war, if we're erecting barriers and shutting down trade, that is a bad thing. This is one of the few issues where Congressman Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke and I have some common ground.
Rain is one thing, but if a pilot gets into wind shear and the currents are there, it will literally just push your aircraft onto the ground. There have been some incidents where aircraft have crashed when making their final approach.
The situation is pretty complicated because there's too much water on the ground in southern Cordoba, Santa Fe and especially Entre Rios provinces. There are huge delays in harvesting, the 56 million tonne estimated from the grains exchange is realistic, and it could even be worse depending on weather conditions over the next weeks.
Nonprofits of any other kind, like the garden club, or an aquarium that provides services to their communities are allowed to apply, so when you have these first responders on the ground who are still there once the government leaves … doesn’t it seem weird the government is discriminating against them in this instance?
This is part of a bigger strategy, it's impossible for a presidential campaign to be successful long-term if they don't run a balanced campaign between air war versus ground game.
Translations for ground
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- terra, sòlCatalan, Valencian
- země, základ, dno, uzemnit, dát domácí vězeníCzech
- Land, Grundfeste, Erdreich, Bezugspotenzial, Erdboden, Grund, Erde, Masse, Masseleitung, Massepotenzial, Hintergrund, Masseverbindung, Boden, Erdung, Startverbot erteilen, Hausarrest geben, gemahlen, erdenGerman
- γείωση, έδαφος, βυθόςGreek
- fondo, toma de tierra, suelo, fundamento, tierra, base, polo a tierra, conectar a tierra, poner a tierra, molido, castigar, picadoSpanish
- maa, syy, maaperä, kenttä, ympäristö, perusta, peruste, runko, maajohdin, puitteet, pohja, maanpinta, kehys, [[määrätä]] [[lentokieltoon]], [[oppia]] [[perusteet]], maattaa, maadoittaa, jauhettuFinnish
- terre, masse, terrain, fond, base, sol, fondation, terrain de football, clouer au sol, mettre à la terre, moulu, gronder, haché, punirFrench
- grûnWestern Frisian
- talamh, ùirScottish Gaelic
- भूतल, ज़मीनHindi
- tèHaitian Creole
- föld, földelés, őrölt, szobafogságra ítél, darált, leföldel, földelHungarian
- հիմք, գետին, հող, հատակArmenian
- terra, suoloItalian
- 地, 土Japanese
- 바탕, 접지, 흙, 테두리, 땅Korean
- grond, ondergrond, aarde, neuter, bodem, achtergrond, aarding, aarden, huisarrest geven, [[een]] [[vliegverbod]] [[opleggen]]Dutch
- niʼNavajo, Navaho
- uziemienie, gleba, dno, grunt, ziemia, podstawa, bazaPolish
- terra, campo, solo, chão, [[deixar]] [[de]] [[castigo]], aterrarPortuguese
- potențial zero, sol, pământRomanian
- основа, земля, база, дно, заземление, почва, грунт, заземлить, заземлятьRussian
- земља, zemljaSerbo-Croatian
- grund, bakgrund, backe, jord, mark, jordledare, ge utegångsförbud, mald, jorda, ge husarrest, belägga med flygförbud, ställa på markenSwedish
- بھوتل, زمینUrdu
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