Synonyms of ground in English:

ground


See definition of ground

noun

1‘she stumbled and then collapsed on the ground’

SYNONYMS

floor, earth, terra firma

flooring

informal deck

2‘their feet sank into the soggy ground’

SYNONYMS

earth, soil, topsoil, dirt, clay, loam, turf, clod, mould, sod, dust

land, terrain

3‘the team won at their home ground’

SYNONYMS

stadium, pitch, field, arena, park

track, course, racetrack, racecourse, ring, rink

North American bowl

4‘a balcony overlooking the embassy grounds’

SYNONYMS

estate, gardens, lawns, park, parkland, land, acres, property, surroundings, domain, holding, territory

archaic demesne

"grounds"

5‘his actions constituted grounds for dismissal’

SYNONYMS

reason, cause, basis, base, foundation, justification, rationale, argument, premise, occasion, factor, excuse, pretext, motive, motivation, inducement

"grounds"

6‘there were coffee grounds in the bottom of the cup’

SYNONYMS

sediment, precipitate, settlings, dregs, lees, deposit, residue, sludge

rare grouts

"grounds"

verb

1‘a bitter wind blew and the bombers were grounded’

SYNONYMS

prevent from flying, keep on the ground

2‘the boat grounded on a mud bank’

SYNONYMS

run aground, become stranded, run ashore, beach, become beached, land, be high and dry

ANTONYMS

float, put to sea

3‘this assertion was grounded on results of several studies’

SYNONYMS

base, found, establish, set, settle, root, build, construct, form

4‘her governess grounded her in Latin and Greek’

SYNONYMS

instruct, coach, tutor, educate, school, train, upskill, drill, prime, prepare

teach, familiarize with, acquaint with, make conversant with, inform about

informal give the gen about, give the low-down on, gen up on, clue up on, clue in on, fill in on, put in the picture about


Phrases

    get off the ground
    get something off the ground

      ‘he thanked the hardworking committee who successfully got the project off the ground’

      SYNONYMS

      set in motion, get under way, get going, start, begin, activate, institute, initiate, launch, get in operation, get functioning, get working

      formal

      commence

    go to ground

      ‘he went to ground when we asked for elaboration’

      SYNONYMS

      hide, hide out, hide oneself, conceal oneself, secrete oneself, shelter, take cover, lie low, go to earth, go underground

      informal

      hole up

      British informal

      lie doggo

      ANTONYMS

      come out into the open

    stand one's ground

      ‘he looked so sad but I had to stand my ground’

      SYNONYMS

      stand firm, be firm, make a stand, be resolute, insist, be determined, show determination, hold on, hold out, be emphatic, not take no for an answer, brook no refusal

      informal

      stick to one's guns

      ANTONYMS

      give up