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

Translation of ground in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 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
    (area)
    مِساحة
    to cover a lot of ground

    اجْتازَ مَسافةً كَبيرةً
    to meet on neutral ground

    الْتَقوا على أَرْضٍ مُحايِدةٍ
  • 3 uncountable/غير معدود
    (subject)
    مَوْضوع
    to go over the same ground

    تَحَدَّثَ عن نَفْسِ المَوْضوعِ
    to break fresh or new ground

    فَتَحَ آفاقاً جَديدةً
    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
    (reasons)
    أُسُس
    أَسْباب
    دَواعٍ
    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] (not let out)
    مَنَعَ من الخُروجِ (a teenager, pupil)

Idioms

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


ناسَبَ شَخْصاً تَماماً

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