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Engelsk navneord: grounds

1. grounds (om erkendelse) your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)evidence

Mindre specifikke termerinformation

Mere specifikke termercogent evidence, disproof, falsification, lead, probable cause, proof, refutation, sign, symptom, track, trail

2. grounds (om genstand) the enclosed land around a house or other building

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was a small house with almost no yard.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)curtilage, yard

Mindre specifikke termerfield

Mere specifikke termerbackyard, dooryard, front yard, garden, playground, side yard

3. grounds (om sted) a tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation or burial etc.)

Mindre specifikke termerparcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract

4. grounds (om kommunikation) a justification for something existing or happening

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had no cause to complain.
They had good reason to rejoice.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cause, reason

Mindre specifikke termerjustification

5. grounds (om ting) dregs consisting of solid particles (especially of coffee) that form a residue

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt is a Middle Eastern custom to read your future in your coffee grounds.

Mindre specifikke termerdregs, settlings

Mere specifikke termercoffee grounds

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