Definitions for grounds

Definitions for (noun) grounds

Main entry: yard, grounds, curtilage

Definition: the enclosed land around a house or other building

Usage: it was a small house with almost no yard

Main entry: grounds, evidence

Definition: your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief

Usage: the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling

Main entry: reason, grounds, cause

Definition: a justification for something existing or happening

Usage: he had no cause to complain; they had good reason to rejoice

Main entry: grounds

Definition: a tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation or burial etc.)

Main entry: grounds

Definition: dregs consisting of solid particles (especially of coffee) that form a residue

Usage: it is a Middle Eastern custom to read your future in your coffee grounds

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