grounded

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Adjective[change]

Positive
grounded

Comparative
more grounded

Superlative
most grounded

  1. (of electricity) If a circuit of electricity is grounded, then it is connected to the ground.
  2. (of a pilot) If a pilot or airplane is grounded, it is not allowed to fly.
  3. (of a teenager) If a teenager is grounded, they have lost their priviledges and have been kept in their room.
  4. If a person is grounded, they are mature and sensible.

Verb[change]

Plain form
ground

Third-person singular
grounds

Past tense
grounded

Past participle
grounded

Present participle
grounding

  1. The past tense and past participle of ground.