Synonyms for run aground

Synonyms for (verb) run aground

Synonyms: run aground, ground

Definition: hit or reach the ground

Similar words: hit, make, gain, attain, arrive at, reach

Definition: reach a destination, either real or abstract

Usage: We hit Detroit by noon; The water reached the doorstep; We barely made it to the finish line; I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts


Synonyms: ground, run aground, strand

Definition: bring to the ground

Usage: the storm grounded the ship

Similar words: land

Definition: bring ashore

Usage: The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island