[n] the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
[n] (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting
[n] a connection between an electrical device and the earth (which is a zero voltage)
[n] a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused
[n] the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground; "he posed her against a background of rolling hills"
[n] a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle); "they gained ground step by step"; "they fought to regain the lost ground"
[n] a rational motive for a belief or action; "the reason that war was declared"; "the grounds for their declaration"
[n] the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
[n] material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil"
[n] a relation that provides the foundation for something; "they were on a friendly footing" or"he worked on an interim basis"
[n] the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface; "they dug into the earth outside the church"
[adj] broken or pounded into small fragments; used of e.g. ore or stone; "paved with crushed bluestone"; "ground glass is used as an abrasive"
[v] use as a basis for; found on; "base a claim on some observation"
[v] instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject
[v] connect to a ground, of electrical connections for safety reasons
[v] fix firmly and stably; "anchor the lamppost in concrete"
[v] cover with a primer; apply a primer to
[v] hit (a baseball) onto the ground
[v] hit a groundball, in baseball; "he grounded to the second baseman"
[v] throw (a football) to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage
[v] place or out on the ground
[v] confine or restrict to the ground; "After the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot"
[v] hit or reach the ground
[v] bring to the ground, as of vessels
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anchor, background, base, basis, broken, crushed, dry land, earth, earth, earth, establish, flat coat, footing, found, land, prime, primer, primer coat, priming, priming coat, reason, run aground, soil, solid ground, terra firma, undercoat, undercoat