ground

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgraʊnd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/graʊnd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ground)

From the verb grind: (⇒ conjugate)
ground is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

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Sense: Noun: soil
Synonyms:
soil , dirt , earth , dust , sod
Sense: Noun: that which you walk on
Synonyms:
floor , pavement , asphalt, turf , grass , lawn , land , dry land, terra firma
Sense: Noun: open area
Synonyms:
land , field , clearing , lot , tract, plot , parcel
Sense: Noun: sports venue - UK, plural
Synonyms:
stadium , arena , venue , home , field , pitch
Sense: Noun: spot
Synonyms:
spot , place , area , location , site , scene , position , locale
Sense: Noun: premises - plural
Synonyms:
premises, land , property , campus , estate , yard (US), garden
Sense: Noun: basis or motive - plural
Synonyms:
cause , motive , reason , basis , evidence , foundation , rationale , justification, authority , wherefore
Sense: Verb: base
Synonyms:
base , establish , found , hang , rest
Sense: Verb: instruct in essentials - UK
Synonyms:
train , teach , instruct , tutor , prepare , guide , walk sb through, educate , coach
Sense: Verb: restrict flight
Synonyms:
cause sth to remain on the ground, bar sth from flying, prevent sth from flying
Sense: Verb: confine to home
Synonyms:
confine sb to home, send sb to their room, forbid sb from going out, keep sb indoors, keep sb inside, keep sb in, keep sb from going out, not allow sb to go out, keep sb at home, stop sb going out, punish


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Sense: Verb: pulverize
Synonyms:
pulverize, pulverise (UK), mill , crush , grind down, powder , grate , reduce sth to powder, granulate (Triturate), triturate, reduce sth to fine particles, pound , mince
Sense: Verb: make sharp or smooth by friction
Synonyms:
sharpen , file , whet, hone , strop, make sth sharp, make sth sharper, sharpen sth to a point, give an edge to, abrade
Antonyms:
blunt , dull , round
Sense: Verb: oppress
Synonyms:
oppress, grind down, crush , persecute
Antonyms:
help , aid , assist
Sense: Noun: tedious job
Synonyms:
drudgery, toil , work , hard work, rat race, routine , daily routine, donkeywork, chore , daily grind
Antonyms:
play , fun , relaxation, rest , recreation, entertainment , amusement
Sense: Noun: hardworking student - US
Synonyms:
hardworking student, swot (UK, informal), bookworm (informal), nerd (slang)
Antonyms:
play , fun , relaxation, rest , recreation, entertainment , amusement

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