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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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