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

2 senses of run aground

Sense 1
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 2
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")

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