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groundground2 ●○○ verb 🔊 🔊 1 aircraft [transitive]TTAPREVENT to stop an aircraft or pilot from flying 🔊 All planes are grounded until the fog clears. Grammar Ground is usually passive in this meaning.2 boat [intransitive, transitive]TTWSTOP MOVING if you ground a boat or if it grounds, it hits the bottom of the sea so that it cannot move 🔊 Both boats grounded on a mud bank.3 be grounded in/on something4 child [transitive] informalFORBID to stop a child going out with their friends as a punishment for behaving badly 🔊 I got home at 2 am and Dad grounded me on the spot.5 electricity [transitive] American EnglishTPE to make a piece of electrical equipment safe by connecting it to the ground with a wire syn earth British English well-grounded ground somebody in something→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
groundThe seeds are often ground and the resulting powder is a basic ingredient of curry spice mix.You'll be grounded for a week if I catch you smoking again.I can't go to the movie with you -- I'm grounded for the next two weeks.Mr Finkelstein grounded his kids after they were caught fighting at school.In his day, he said, students were grounded in spelling and had learned poetry and the Bible by heart.I ground my teeth through the second shutdown.Ground the black cable to the engine block, and then connect the red cable to the batteries.Manny Ramirez, who had homered in the opening inning, grounded wide of third.