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British English: /ɡraʊnd/
American English: /ɡraʊnd/

Translation of ground in Arabic:


  • 1 uncountable/غير معدود
    (earth's surface)
    أَرْض (feminine)
    to throw something on the ground
    رَمى شَيْئاً على الأَرْضِ
    to sit on the ground
    جَلَسَ على الأَرْضِ
    the plane got off the ground below ground to prepare the ground
    هَيَّأَ الأَرْضيّةَ
    مَهَّدَ الأَجْواءَ
  • 2 uncountable/غير معدود
    to cover a lot of ground
    اجْتازَ مَسافةً كَبيرةً
    to meet on neutral ground
    الْتَقوا على أَرْضٍ مُحايِدةٍ
  • 3 uncountable/غير معدود
    to go over the same ground
    تَحَدَّثَ عن نَفْسِ المَوْضوعِ
    to break fresh or new ground to be on dangerous ground
    كانَ في وَضْعٍ حَسّاسٍ
  • 6 (in contests, discussions) to gain ground on somebody
    تَقَدَّمَ على شَخْصٍ
    to lose ground to somebody
    مُنِيَ بِخَسارةٍ أمام شَخْصٍ
    to make up lost ground
    عَوَّضَ خَسارةً
    to give ground to somebody
    قَدَّمَ تَنازُلاتٍ لِشَخْصٍ
    to hold or stand one's ground
    أَصَرَّ على مَوْقِفِهِ
    to shift one's ground

also: grounds plural noun/جمع

  • 1
    (of a house, school, hospital) (الأَرْض أو الحَديقة المُحيطة بِبِنايةٍ)
  • 2
    valid grounds for divorce
    أُسُس سَليمة للطَلاقِ
    to have grounds for complaint
    لَدَيْهِ دَواعٍ \ أَسْبابٌ للشَكْوى
    there are no grounds to believe it is true
    لا يوجَدُ ما يَدْعو للاعْتِقادِ بِصِحَّتِهِ
    the plan was rejected on the grounds of cost
    رُفِضَت الخُطّةُ بِسَبَبِ ارْتِفاعِ التَكاليفِ

past tense, past participle/اسم المفعول

also: ground adjective/صفة

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1
    مَنَعَ من الإقْلاعِ (a flight, aircraft, pilot)
  • 2 (Nautical/الملاحة)
    أَبْحَرَ إلى الشاطِئِ (a ship)
    to be grounded
  • 3 (to base) to ground something on or in something
    بَنى شَيْئاً على شَيْءٍ
    a well-grounded suspicion
    شُبْهة مَبْنيّة على أُسُسٍ قَويّةٍ
  • 4
    [informal/غير رسمي] (not let out)
    مَنَعَ من الخُروجِ (a teenager, pupil)


to be thin on the ground

to go to ground

to run something into the ground

(a car, an engine)
أَهْلَكَ شَيْئاً بِكَثْرةِ التَشْغيلِ

to suit somebody down to the ground

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