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ground

synonym (synonym of ground)

  • (noun.object)
    the solid part of the earth's surface (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.motive)
    a rational motive for a belief or action (noun.motive)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    a relation that provides the foundation for something (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.object)
    material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use) (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    fix firmly and stably (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    bring to the ground (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    hit or reach the ground (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    cover with a primer; apply a primer to (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    use as a basis for; found on (verb.cognition)
     

antonym (antonym of ground)

  • (noun.cognition)
    a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground (noun.cognition)
     

hypernym (ground IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting (noun.artifact)
    the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary (noun.artifact)
     
  • a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage) (noun.artifact)
    an instrumentality that connects (noun.artifact)
     
  • a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle) (noun.location)
    a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons (noun.location)
     
  • a rational motive for a belief or action (noun.motive)
    a motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument (noun.motive)
     
  • a relation that provides the foundation for something (noun.linkdef)
    the basis on which something is grounded (noun.linkdef)
     
  • a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused (noun.cognition)
    the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept (noun.cognition)
     
  • bring to the ground (verb.motion)
    bring ashore (verb.motion)
     
  • confine or restrict to the ground (verb.contact)
    to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement (verb.contact)
     
  • connect to a ground (verb.contact)
    connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces (verb.contact)
     
  • cover with a primer; apply a primer to (verb.contact)
    apply paint to; coat with paint (verb.contact)
     
  • fix firmly and stably (verb.contact)
    cause to be firmly attached (verb.contact)
     
  • hit onto the ground (verb.contact)
    cause to move by striking (verb.contact)
     
  • hit or reach the ground (verb.motion)
    reach a destination, either real or abstract (verb.motion)
     
  • instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject (verb.communication)
    impart skills or knowledge to (verb.communication)
     
  • place or put on the ground (verb.contact)
    put into a certain place or abstract location (verb.contact)
     
  • the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface (noun.artifact)
    a layer of paint covering something else (noun.artifact)
     
  • the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface (noun.substance)
    the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object (noun.substance)
     
  • the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground (noun.cognition)
    the visual percept of a region (noun.cognition)
     
  • the solid part of the earth's surface (noun.object)
    a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow (noun.tops)
     
  • throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage (verb.contact)
    propel through the air (verb.contact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF ground relation)

  • a rational motive for a belief or action (noun.motive)
    reason (noun.motive)
     
  • (noun.motive)
    grounds (noun.motive)
     
  • (noun.motive)
    the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores' (noun.motive)
     
  • a relation that provides the foundation for something (noun.linkdef)
    a basis agreed to by all parties for reaching a mutual understanding (noun.linkdef)
     
  • connect to a ground (verb.contact)
    connect to the earth (verb.contact)
     
  • material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use) (noun.object)
    deeply eroded barren land (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    low-lying alluvial land near a river (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    land in a coastal area (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    the surface soil that must be moved away to get at coal seams and mineral deposits (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    ground that is permanently frozen (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    low-lying land that has been reclaimed and is protected by dikes (especially in the Netherlands) (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    land suitable for grazing livestock (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    (geology) flat elevated land with poor soil and little vegetation that is scarred by dry channels of glacial origin (especially in eastern Washington) (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a low area where the land is saturated with water (noun.object)
     
  • the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface (noun.artifact)
    a flat coat of paint or varnish used by artists as a primer (noun.artifact)
     
  • the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface (noun.substance)
    accumulated earth and stones deposited by a glacier (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a light soil consisting of siliceous diatom remains and often used as a filtering material (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    a deposit of clay and disintegrating rock that is found in its original place (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock (noun.substance)
     
  • the solid part of the earth's surface (noun.object)
    a group of many islands in a large body of water (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a strip of land running along a beach (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a strip of land projecting into a body of water (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a plain adjacent to a coast (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    the ground on which people and animals move about (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    land forming the forward margin of something (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    land that is covered with trees and shrubs (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a large continuous extent of land (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    the main land mass of a country or continent; as distinguished from an island or peninsula (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a narrow elongated projecting strip of land (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    the land inside an oxbow bend in a river (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a large mass of land projecting into a body of water (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    extensive tract of level open land (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    an open tract of land in a forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind) (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a place or scene of great or strange beauty or wonder (noun.object)
     
  • use as a basis for; found on (verb.cognition)
    found or ground (verb.cognition)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF ground relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • the solid part of the earth's surface (noun.object)
    North America and South America and Central America (noun.object)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.object)
    the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on (noun.object)
     

cause (cause to relations of ground)

  • bring to the ground (verb.motion)
    hit or reach the ground (verb.motion)
     

verb group (ground is verb group of ....)

  • hit onto the ground (verb.contact)
    hit a groundball (verb.contact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from ground)

domain category (ground is domain category of ....)

  • (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting (noun.artifact)
    the creation of beautiful or significant things (noun.act)
     
  • a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage) (noun.artifact)
    a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • hit onto the ground (verb.contact)
    a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs (noun.act)
     
  • throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage (verb.contact)
    any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal (noun.act)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym instance hyponym part meronym cause dry land earth reason basis background figure coat of paint surface connecter connection percept perception couch occasion account score wherefore why america earth globe world run aground

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