grounds

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  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From ground (basis, surroundings)

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grounds (plural grounds)

  1. (law) Basis or justification for something, as in "grounds for divorce."
  2. The collective land areas that compose a larger area, as in the castle grounds.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From ground, past participle of to grind

Noun[edit]

grounds

  1. (plural only) The sediment at the bottom of a liquid, or from which a liquid has been filtered (as in coffee grounds).
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