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    grounds - Dictionary definition and meaning for word grounds

    Definition
    (noun) your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
    Synonyms : evidence
    Example Sentence
    • the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling
    Definition
    (noun) the enclosed land around a house or other building
    Synonyms : curtilage , yard
    Example Sentence
    • it was a small house with almost no yard
    Definition
    (noun) a tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation or burial etc.) Definition
    (noun) a justification for something existing or happening
    Synonyms : cause , reason
    Example Sentence
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice
    Definition
    (noun) dregs consisting of solid particles (especially of coffee) that form a residue
    Example Sentence
    • it is a Middle Eastern custom to read your future in your coffee grounds
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