Definition for grounded

adjective as in familiar

adjective as in initiated

adjective as in punished

adjective as in rooted

Strongest matches

entrenched, fixed

Strong matches

established, firm

Weak matches

based on, deep

adjective as in shipwrecked

Strong matches

marooned, reefed, stranded, wrecked

Weak match

cast away

adjective as in stranded

adjective as in stuck

Strong match


Weak match

high and dry

adverb as in aground

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Example Sentences

Though it’s more grounded than Dan and Eugene Levy’s farce—the generation gap between immigrant parents and their Canadian kids is a big theme—both series feature quirky characters who care deeply for each other.

From Time

Singapore Airlines ultimately didn’t follow through on the flights to nowhere idea, opting instead in October for a grounded experience that offered customers dinner and a movie on a double-decker A380 plane for $37 to $440.

From Fortune

Come up off your grounded hand, and bring your torso to an upright position.

AirAsia has now been grounded on this route by the Indonesians.

He was a dreamer, an idealist, grounded in the reality he observed around him.

Few cared about the grounded luxury jets that offered all manner of in-flight comforts—those were meant for the princelings.

Patterson was certain this grounded youngster would not survive if he just left her there.

After the attack, Daryl sits and talks with him, keeping him grounded.

And the lead wire from the aerials, well grounded, was brought directly in from overhead and connected with the radio set.

If it spreads beyond his premises and harms others his liability for the harm must be grounded on his negligence.

If a boatman has grounded the ship of a man and has refloated her, he shall give money to half her price.

As he spoke another raft took the shore, and then they grounded so rapidly that it was impossible to count them.

As the boat grounded upon the other shore, a piece of shell tore through his drum.


On this page you'll find 366 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grounded, such as: alive, appreciative, apprehensive, attentive, awake, and cognizant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.