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synonyms for aground

  • ashore
  • marooned
  • stranded
  • wrecked
  • beached
  • disabled
  • foundered
  • grounded
  • high and dry
  • reefed
  • shipwrecked
  • stuck
  • swamped
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antonyms for aground

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  • afloat
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How to use aground in a sentence

This mammoth symbol of the hubris of capitalism, ran aground by a windy day — like a modern-day Titanic, if all the passengers were giant metal boxes, no one died, and everyone was on Twitter.
THE FALLOUT FROM THE SUEZ CANAL SHIP IS COMING TO A STORE NEAR YOUHILARY GEORGE-PARKINAPRIL 2, 2021VOX
As a ship’s captain, I almost went aground in the Great Bitter Lake, as the Suez is called, after a couple of bad navigational decisions on my part, but, fortunately, my navigator saved my career with some good advice.
THE BLOCKED SUEZ CANAL ISN'T THE ONLY WATERWAY THE WORLD SHOULD BE WORRIED ABOUTJAMES STAVRIDISMARCH 29, 2021TIME
The giant vessel is afloat again after running aground in the Suez Canal last week, but it’s unclear how quickly the waterway will be completely unclogged.
EVER GIVEN BUDGES, CHAUVIN TRIAL OPENS, SPACE WINEAMANDA SHENDRUKMARCH 29, 2021QUARTZ
Typically, Suez-based pilots guide the ship through the narrow passage, and the management company has said that two pilots were on board when the boat ran aground.
PIRACY FEARS MOUNT AS SHIPS TAKE LONG WAY AROUND AFRICA TO AVOID BLOCKED SUEZ CANALSUDARSAN RAGHAVAN, ANTONIA NOORI FARZANMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In other words, as of writing the Ever Given running aground is not comparable to the disruptions caused by the pandemic.
WHY A SHIP STUCK IN EGYPT THREATENS THE ECONOMY IN THE UNITED STATESPHILIP BUMPMARCH 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Policy initiatives seemingly at some remove from racial politics kept running aground on racial politics, but her colleagues, like most citizens, either didn’t notice, pretended not to notice or decided the less said about it the better.
RACISM TARGETS SOME BUT WORKS AGAINST EVERYBODYPAUL TAYLORMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That tops the amount of oil spilled by the Exxon Valdez, the infamous tanker that ran aground in Alaska in 1989.
OIL COMPANIES ARE PROFITING FROM ILLEGAL SPILLS. AND CALIFORNIA LETS THEM.BY JANET WILSON, THE DESERT SUN, AND LYLLA YOUNES, PROPUBLICASEPTEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
The big sloop, hard aground and full of iron ballast, was not a thing to be moved easily.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Some of the wherrymen will say that they could not put their craft aground if they would while sailing sideways along the mud.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
She also got aground on a mud bank near the Jersey shore and at noon blew up.
ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO AGROUND

  • aground
  • beached
  • on dry land
  • on land
  • on shore
  • shorewards
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