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Meaning of GROUNDS

Pronunciation:  gr'awndz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the enclosed land around a house or other building; "it was a small house with almost no yard"
  2. [n]  a justification for something existing or happening; "he had no cause to complain"; "they had good reason to rejoice"
  3. [n]  a tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation or burial etc.)
  4. [n]  sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid

GROUNDS is a 7 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: cause, curtilage, dregs, evidence, reason, settlings, yard
 See Also: backyard, coffee grounds, cogent evidence, court, courtyard, deposit, disproof, dooryard, falsification, field, front yard, garden, information, justification, lead, parcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, playground, probable cause, proof, refutation, sediment, side yard, sign, symptom, track, tract, trail



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