Definitions For Ground


  • The first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
  • (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting
  • A connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)
  • A relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused
  • The part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground
  • A position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle)
  • A rational motive for a belief or action
  • The solid part of the earth's surface
  • Material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
  • A relation that provides the foundation for something
  • The loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
  • The surface of the earth
  • The soil that is on or under the surface of the earth
  • An area of land


  • Use as a basis for; found on
  • Instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject
  • Connect to a ground
  • Fix firmly and stably
  • Cover with a primer; apply a primer to
  • Hit onto the ground
  • Hit a groundball
  • Throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage
  • Place or put on the ground
  • Confine or restrict to the ground
  • Hit or reach the ground
  • Bring to the ground
  • To provide a basis or reason for (something)
  • To cause a ship or boat to hit the ground below the water so that it cannot move
  • To prevent (an aircraft or a pilot) from flying

Is Ground a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Ground is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Ground in a Sentence

  • An apple fell to the ground.
  • Mechanical problems kept the plane on the ground.
  • They were lying on the ground.
  • They grounded the ship on a sandbar.
  • The plane was grounded by mechanical problems.
  • Bad weather grounded his flight.

Synonyms for Ground

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