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noun 
  1. The surface of the Earth.
  2. terrain, Terrain.
  3. soil, Soil, earth.
The worm crawls through the .
  1. The bottom of a body of water.
  2. basis, Basis, foundation, groundwork, legwork.
  3. background, Background, context, framework, surroundings.
  4. A soccer stadium.
Manchester United's is known as Old Trafford.
  1. An electrical conductor connected to the ground.
    • The British equivalent is earth.
      1. A level of electrical potential used as a zero reference.
      2. (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)
Translations: 
  • Dutch: neuter(nl)m
  • German: Erdboden(de)m
  • French: terre(fr)f
verb 
  1. To connect (an electrical conductor or device) to a ground.
  2. (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.
  1. (transitive) To forbid (an aircraft or pilot) to fly.
Becasue of the bad weather, all flights were grounded.
  1. (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.
  1. (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
Translations: 
  • Dutch: vliegverbod opleggen(nl)

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