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ground

Pronunciation: /ɡraʊnd/

Translation of ground in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1 uncountable/غير معدود (earth's surface) أَرْض (feminine) to throw sth on the ground رَمى شَيْئاً على الأَرْضِ to sit on the ground جَلَسَ على الأَرْضِ the plane got off the ground أَقْلَعَت الطائِرةُ below ground تحت الأَرْضِ 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 sb تَقَدَّمَ على شَخْصٍ to lose ground to sb مُنِيَ بِخَسارةٍ أمام شَخْصٍ to make up lost ground عَوَّضَ خَسارةً to give ground to sb قَدَّمَ تَنازُلاتٍ لِشَخْصٍ to hold or stand one's ground أَصَرَّ على مَوْقِفِهِ to shift one's ground غَيَّرَ مَوْقِفَهُ

plural noun/جمع (grounds)

  • 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

adjective/صفة (ground)

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1 مَنَعَ من الإقْلاعِ [a flight] [aircraft] [pilot]
  • 2 [nautical/الملاحة] أَبْحَرَ إلى الشاطِئِ [a ship] to be grounded عَلِقَ
  • 3 (to base) to ground sth on or in sth 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]

Idioms

to be thin on the ground

to go to ground

to run sth into the ground

[a car] [an engine] أَهْلَكَ شَيْئاً بِكَثْرةِ التَشْغيلِ

to suit sb down to the ground

ناسَبَ شَخْصاً تَماماً

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