Synonyms of ground in English:



  • 3 (grounds) the mansion's grounds
    estate, lawn(s), yard(s), gardens, park, parkland, land, acres, property, surroundings, holding, territory
    archaic demesne


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  • 1 the boat grounded on a sandbar
    run aground, run ashore, beach, land
  • 2 an assertion grounded on results of several studies
    base, found, establish, root, build, construct, form


hold one's ground

he tried to dissuade me with his negative remarks, but I held my ground stand firmstand fastmake a standstick to one's gunsdig in one's heels

gain ground

we failed to gain ground in that last campaign advanceprogressmake headwaycatch upclose in

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