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Engelsk navneord: ground

1. ground (om ting) the solid part of the earth's surface


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land.
The earth shook for several minutes.
He dropped the logs on the ground.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dry land, earth, land, solid ground, terra firma


Mindre specifikke termerobject, physical object


Mere specifikke termerarchipelago, beachfront, cape, champaign, coastal plain, field, floor, foreland, forest, island, isthmus, land mass, landmass, mainland, neck, ness, oxbow, peninsula, plain, slash, timber, timberland, wonderland, woodland


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerAmerica


Omfatter disse overordnede termerEarth, globe, world

2. ground (om motiv) a rational motive for a belief or action


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe reason that war was declared.
The grounds for their declaration.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)reason


Mindre specifikke termerrational motive


Mere specifikke termeraccount, occasion, score, wherefore, why

3. ground (om masse el. substans) the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey dug into the earth outside the church.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)earth


Mindre specifikke termermaterial, stuff


Mere specifikke termerdiatomaceous earth, diatomite, dirt, kieselguhr, moraine, saprolite, soil

4. ground a relation that provides the foundation for something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey were on a friendly footing.
He worked on an interim basis.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)basis, footing


Mindre specifikke termerfoundation


Mere specifikke termercommon ground

5. ground (om sted) a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey gained ground step by step.
They fought to regain the lost ground.


Mindre specifikke termermilitary position, position

6. ground (om erkendelse) the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe posed her against a background of rolling hills.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)background


Mindre specifikke termeraspect, panorama, prospect, scene, view, vista

7. ground (om ting) material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe land had never been plowed.
Good agricultural soil.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)land, soil


Mindre specifikke termerobject, physical object


Mere specifikke termerbadlands, bottom, bottomland, coastland, cultivated land, farmland, greensward, overburden, permafrost, ploughland, plowland, polder, rangeland, scablands, sod, sward, tillage, tilled land, tilth, turf, wetland

8. ground (om erkendelse) a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused


Mindre specifikke termerpercept, perception, perceptual experience


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)figure

9. ground (om genstand) a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)earth


Mindre specifikke termerconnecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion


Overordnet emneområdeelectricity

10. ground (om genstand) (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting


Mindre specifikke termersurface


Overordnet emneområdeart, artistic creation, artistic production

11. ground (om genstand) the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flat coat, primer, primer coat, priming, priming coat, undercoat


Mindre specifikke termercoat of paint


Mere specifikke termercouch


Engelsk udsagnsord: ground

1. ground (om relation) fix firmly and stably


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAnchor the lamppost in concrete.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)anchor


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerfasten, fix, secure

2. ground (om relation) confine or restrict to the ground


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAfter the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerconfine, hold, restrain

3. ground (om relation) place or put on the ground


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerlay, place, pose, position, put, set

4. ground (om kommunikation) instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerinstruct, learn, teach

5. ground (om bevægelse) bring to the ground


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe storm grounded the ship.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)run aground, strand


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerland


Medførerground, run aground

6. ground (om bevægelse) hit or reach the ground


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)run aground


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerarrive at, attain, gain, hit, make, reach

7. ground (om relation) throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerthrow


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningground


Overordnet emneområdefootball, football game

8. ground (om relation) hit a groundball


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe grounded to the second baseman.


AnvendelsesmønsterIt is ----ing


Mindre specifikke termerhit


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningground


Overordnet emneområdebaseball, baseball game

9. ground (om relation) hit onto the ground


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerhit


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningground, ground


Overordnet emneområdebaseball, baseball game

10. ground (om relation) cover with a primer; apply a primer to


Eksempler på anvendelseThey want to ground the doors


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)prime, undercoat


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerpaint

11. ground (om relation) connect to a ground


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGround the electrical connections for safety reasons.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerconnect, link, link up, tie


Mere specifikke termerearth

12. ground (om erkendelse) use as a basis for; found on


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBase a claim on some observation.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)base, establish, found


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP


Mere specifikke termerbuild









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