Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun grounding

2 senses of grounding

Sense 1
foundation, grounding -- (education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge; "he lacks the foundation necessary for advanced study"; "a good grounding in mathematics")
       => education -- (knowledge acquired by learning and instruction; "it was clear that he had a very broad education")

Sense 2
grounding, earthing -- (fastening electrical equipment to earth)
       => fastening, attachment -- (the act of fastening things together)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb ground

12 senses of ground

Sense 1
anchor, ground -- (fix firmly and stably; "anchor the lamppost in concrete")
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

Sense 2
ground -- (confine or restrict to the ground; "After the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot")
       => restrain, confine, hold -- (to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement; "This holds the local until the express passengers change trains"; "About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade"; "The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center"; "The terrorists held the journalists for ransom")

Sense 3
ground -- (place or put on the ground)
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 4
ground -- (instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject)
       => teach, learn, instruct -- (impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat")

Sense 5
ground, strand, run aground -- (bring to the ground; "the storm grounded the ship")
       => land -- (bring ashore; "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island")

Sense 6
ground, run aground -- (hit or reach the ground)
       => reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain -- (reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts")

Sense 7
ground -- (throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage)
       => throw -- (propel through the air; "throw a frisbee")

Sense 8
ground -- (hit a groundball; "he grounded to the second baseman")
       => hit -- (cause to move by striking; "hit a ball")

Sense 9
ground -- (hit onto the ground)
       => hit -- (cause to move by striking; "hit a ball")

Sense 10
prime, ground, undercoat -- (cover with a primer; apply a primer to)
       => paint -- (apply paint to; coat with paint; "We painted the rooms yellow")

Sense 11
ground -- (connect to a ground; "ground the electrical connections for safety reasons")
       => connect, link, tie, link up -- (connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms")

Sense 12
establish, base, ground, found -- (use as a basis for; found on; "base a claim on some observation")

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