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Definition of "grounds" []

  • Basis or justification for something, as in "grounds for divorce." (noun)
  • The collective land areas that compose a larger area, as in the castle grounds. (noun)
  • The sediment at the bottom of a liquid, or from which a liquid has been filtered (as in coffee grounds). (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "grounds" in a sentence
  • "A lawsuit against Bank of America on uncertain grounds is seeking nearly two sextillion dollars in damages:"
  • "I think the thing that really struck me during this walk was that here the city had spent all this (Federal, no doubt) money fixing up the old railway station as a municipal house of culture but immediately outside the grounds is a polluted creek of untreated agua negra which stinks up the whole place and flows directly into the lake from the cultural center."
  • "Had we had our first glimpse at that gimmicky comic on Fark Pokey would be a term grounds for a ban if you dare to mention it on our forums by now."