- A large suburb of Dallas, Texas (USA)
- (obsolete) The spirit; the soul of man.
- Then gives her grieved thus to lament. — Spenser
- The disembodied soul; the soul or spirit of a deceased person; a spirit appearing after death; an apparition; a specter.
- The mighty ghosts of our great Harrys rose. — Shakespeare.
- I thought that I had died in sleep/And was a blessed . — Coleridge
- Any faint shadowy semblance; an unsubstantial image; a phantom; a glimmering.
- not a of a chance
- the of an idea
- Each separate dying ember wrought its upon the floor. — Poe
- A false image formed in a telescope, camera, or other optical device by reflection from the surfaces of one or more lenses.
- An unwanted image similar to and overlapping or adjacent to the main one on a television screen, caused by the transmitted image being received both directly and via reflection.
- A ghostwriter.
verb (grip, ing)
- A complaint; a petty concern.
- The name of a specific wire rope, often used on davits and other life raft launching systems.
- To complain; to whine.
- The surface of the Earth.
- terrain, Terrain.
- soil, Soil, earth.
- The worm crawls through the .
- The bottom of a body of water.
- basis, Basis, foundation, groundwork, legwork.
- background, Background, context, framework, surroundings.
- A soccer stadium.
- Manchester United's is known as Old Trafford.
- An electrical conductor connected to the ground.
- The British equivalent is earth.
- A level of electrical potential used as a zero reference.
- (cricket) The area of grass on which a match is played (a cricket field); the entire arena in which it is played; that part of the field behind a batsman's popping crease where he can not be run out (hence to make one's ground)
- To connect (an electrical conductor or device) to a ground.
- (transitive) To require a disobedient child to remain at home, usually as a punishment.
- The teenager's father decided to ground him for two weeks after he broke curfew again.
- (transitive) To forbid (an aircraft or pilot) to fly.
- Becasue of the bad weather, all flights were grounded.
- (baseball) to hit a ground ball; to hit a ground ball which results in an out. Compare fly (verb(regular)) and line (verb).
- Jones grounded to second in his last at-bat.
- (cricket) (of a batsman) to place his bat, or part of his body, on the ground behind the popping crease so as not to be run out
verb (grows, growing, grew, grown)
- (intransitive) To become bigger.
- Children quickly.
- (intransitive) To appear or sprout.
- The plant began to .
- A long tail began to from his backside.
- (transitive) To cause something to become bigger, especially plants.
- He grows peppers and squash each summer in his garden.
- (nautical) the top edge of the hull of a nautical vessel. Compare with bulwark.
- The act of gybing.
- A sudden shift of a sail's angle, or a sudden change in the direction that a boat is sailing.
- A sudden change in direction or approach; vacillation.
- A sneer. (see gibe.)
- (nautical) To change tack with the wind crossing behind the boat. (Mostly used of boats and other small sailing craft " the corresponding manoeuver in a sailing ship is to wear.)
- (nautical) To shift a fore-and-aft sail suddenly and forcefully from one side to the other, while sailing before the wind. (also jibe.)
- To sneer (see gibe.)
- gybe at: to hesitate, vacillate, or balk when faced with a proposal, plan, or course of action. (Obsolete)