HyperDic: grounds

English > 5 senses of the word grounds:
NOUNcognitiongrounds, evidenceyour basis for belief or disbelief
artifactgrounds, yard, curtilagethe enclosed land around a house or other building
locationgroundsa tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation / recreation or burial etc.)
communicationgrounds, cause, reasona justification for something existing or happening
objectgroundsdregs consisting of solid particles (especially of coffee) that form a residue
grounds > pronunciation
Soundsgraw'ndz; graw'nz
Rhymesbounds
Townes
English > grounds: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningYour basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief.
Synonymevidence
Narrowerdisproof, falsification, refutationAny evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something
lead, track, trailevidence pointing to a possible solution
probable cause(law) evidence sufficient to warrant an arrest or search / search and seizure
proof, cogent evidenceAny factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
sign(medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease
symptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Broaderinformationknowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
Spanishbase, evidencia, fundamento
Catalanbase, evidència, fonament
English > grounds: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningThe enclosed land around a house or other building.
Synonymsyard, curtilage
NarrowerbackyardThe grounds in back of a house
dooryardA yard outside the front or rear door of a house
front yardThe yard in front of a house
gardenA yard or lawn adjoining a house
playgroundYard consisting of an outdoor area for children's play
side yardThe grounds at either side of a house
BroaderfieldA piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
Spanishcorral, curtilage, patio
Catalancorral, cortiol, curtilage, pati
English > grounds: 5 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation / recreation or burial etc.).
Broadertract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcelAn extended area of land
English > grounds: 5 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA justification for something existing or happening.
Synonymscause, reason
BroaderjustificationA statement in explanation of some action or belief
Spanishcausa, fundamento, motivo, razón
Catalancausa, motiu, raó
English > grounds: 5 senses > noun 5, object
MeaningDregs consisting of solid particles (especially of coffee) that form a residue.
Example"it is a Middle Eastern custom to read your future in your coffee grounds"
Narrowercoffee groundsThe dregs remaining after brewing coffee
Broaderdregs, settlingssediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid / liquid
Spanishposo, zurrapa
Catalanpòsit, solatge

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