l) 11. the earth’s surface and everything beneath it. 2) 11. the grade or elevation of the surface of the earth. 3) 11. a path for an electrical current to reach the earth (earth. in British English). 4) v. to create a path for an electrical current to reach the earth (earth. in British English).

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
ground (noun)
a) the bottom of a body of water
(1) - sediment
(2) ground coffee beans after brewing
a) a basis for belief, action, or argument - ground for complaint often used in plural sufficient grounds for divorce
b) (1) a fundamental logical condition
(2) a basic metaphysical cause
a) a surrounding area - background
b) material that serves as a substratum
a) the surface of the earth
b) an area used for a particular purpose - the parade ground fishing grounds
c) the area around and belonging to a house or other building
d) an area to be won or defended in or as if in battle
e) an area of knowledge or special interest - covered a lot of ground in his lecture
a) - soil earth
b) a special soil
a) an object that makes an electrical connection with the earth
b) a large conducting body (as the earth) used as a common return for an electric circuit and as an arbitrary zero of potential
c) electric connection with a ground
a football offense utilizing primarily running plays
ground (verb)
transitive verb
a) to bring to or place on the ground
b) to cause to run aground
a) to provide a reason or justification for - our fears about technological change may be well grounded L. K. Williams
b) to furnish with a foundation of knowledge - base an understanding … that is grounded in fact Michael Kimmelman
to connect electrically with a ground
a) to restrict to the ground - ground a pilot
b) to prohibit from taking part in some usual activities - grounded her for a week
intransitive verb
to throw (a football) intentionally to the ground to avoid being tackled for a loss
to have a ground or basis - rely
to run aground
to hit a - grounder grounded back to the pitcher
ground ()
ground (Wikipedia)

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