Synonyms for grounding


1. foundation, grounding, education
usage: education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge; "he lacks the foundation necessary for advanced study"; "a good grounding in mathematics"
2. grounding, earthing, fastening, attachment
usage: fastening electrical equipment to earth


1. anchor, ground, fasten, fix, secure
usage: fix firmly and stably; "anchor the lamppost in concrete"
2. ground, restrain, confine, hold
usage: confine or restrict to the ground; "After the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot"
3. ground, put, set, place, pose, position, lay
usage: place or put on the ground
4. ground, teach, learn, instruct
usage: instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject
5. ground, strand, run aground, land
usage: bring to the ground; "the storm grounded the ship"
6. ground, run aground, reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain
usage: hit or reach the ground
7. ground, throw
usage: throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage
8. ground, hit
usage: hit a groundball; "he grounded to the second baseman"
9. ground, hit
usage: hit onto the ground
10. prime, ground, undercoat, paint
usage: cover with a primer; apply a primer to
11. ground, connect, link, tie, link up
usage: connect to a ground; "ground the electrical connections for safety reasons"
12. establish, base, ground, found
usage: use as a basis for; found on; "base a claim on some observation"
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