grounds

grounds
Synonyms and related words:
Astroturf, acres, alluvion, alluvium, antecedents, artificial turf, ash, base, basement, basis, basis for belief, bearing wall, bed, bedding, bedrock, body of evidence, boundary condition, bowling green, call, catch, causation, cause, cause and effect, chain of evidence, chattels real, cinder, clause, clinker, clue, common, condition, data, datum, demesne, deposition, deposits, determinant, determinative, diluvium, documentation, domain, donnee, draff, dregs, dross, element, ember, escalator clause, escape clause, escape hatch, etiology, evidence, exhibit, fact, factor, facts, fairway, feces, fine print, floor, flooring, fond, footing, foundation, froth, fundament, fundamental, given, golf course, golf links, good reason, grassplot, green, greenyard, ground, grounds for belief, groundwork, hardpan, honor, indication, item of evidence, joker, kicker, land, landed property, lands, lawn, lees, limiting condition, loess, lot, lots, manifestation, manor, mark, material basis, material grounds, messuage, moraine, muniments, mute witness, obligation, occasion, offscum, parameter, parcel, park, pavement, piece of evidence, plat, plot, praedium, precipitate, precipitation, premises, prerequisite, principle, proof, property, provision, provisions, proviso, putting green, quadrat, radical, real estate, real property, realty, reason, reason to believe, relevant fact, requisite, right, riprap, rock bottom, rudiment, saving clause, scoria, scum, seat, sediment, settlings, sign, sill, silt, sine qua non, sinter, slag, small print, smut, solid ground, solid rock, soot, specification, stereobate, stimulus, stipulation, string, stylobate, sublimate, substance, substratum, substruction, substructure, symptom, tenements, terms, terra firma, toft, token, ultimatum, underbuilding, undercarriage, undergirding, underpinning, understruction, understructure, village green, warrant, whereas

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • grounds — I (cause) noun arguments, base, basis, case, circumstances, data, determinant, documentation, elements, evidence, factors, facts, foundation, fundament, justification, medium of proof, motive, occasion, principles, proof, pros and cons,… …   Law dictionary

  • grounds — an area of enclosed land surrounding a large building. → ground grounds factors forming a basis for action or the justification for a belief. → ground grounds solid particles, especially of coffee, which form a residue. → ground …   English new terms dictionary

  • grounds — [n1] estate, domain acreage, area, campus, country, district, environs, fields, gardens, habitat, holding, land, lot, premises, property, real estate, realm, sphere, spot, terrace, terrain, territory, tract, zone; concepts 508,516 grounds [n2]… …   New thesaurus

  • grounds — grounds; grounds·man; …   English syllables

  • grounds — residue at the bottom of a liquid, mid 14c., perhaps from past tense of GRIND (Cf. grind); for other senses, see GROUND (Cf. ground) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • grounds — n. basis, foundation 1) to give smb. grounds 2) ample; solid grounds 3) grounds for (grounds for divorce) 4) grounds to + inf. (we had sufficient grounds to sue; there were no grounds to deny bail) 5) on grounds (on what grounds?) sediment 6)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • grounds — ground, grounds Both the singular and the plural are used in the expressions on the ground (or grounds) that, and grounds is more common in the expression grounds for (complaint etc.): • Occupations that various insurance companies consider to be …   Modern English usage

  • grounds — Home Home, a. 1. Of or pertaining to one s dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts. [1913 Webster] 2. Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust. [1913 Webster] 3. (Games) In various games, the ultimate… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grounds — noun a) Basis or justification for something, as in grounds for divorce. b) The collective land areas that compose a larger area, as in the castle grounds …   Wiktionary

  • grounds —   Oka (dregs); kahua (site); kumu (cause). See fishing grounds.    ♦ Grounds for divorce, kumu no ka oki male …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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