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Definition of 'grounds'

See also: ground 

Noun

  1. your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief; "the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"
       Synonyms: evidence
  2. the enclosed land around a house or other building; "it was a small house with almost no yard"
       Synonyms: yard curtilage
  3. a tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation or burial etc.)
  4. a justification for something existing or happening; "he had no cause to complain"; "they had good reason to rejoice"
       Synonyms: cause reason
  5. sediment that has settled at the bottom of a liquid
       Synonyms: dregs settlings


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