grounds

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
ground

Plural
grounds

The grounds of a castle
  1. The plural form of ground; more than one ground.
  2. (plural only, law) The grounds for something is the basis of it.
  3. (plural only) The grounds of a place is a group of areas of land that make up a larger area of land.
    Please enjoy yourselves on the grounds of the castle.


Verb[change]

Plain form
ground

Third-person singular
grounds

Past tense
grounded

Past participle
grounded

Present participle
grounding

  1. The third-person singular form of ground.
    My mom only grounds me if I fail a class.