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  • verbbase, set; educate
  • verbrestrict; drop in place

synonyms for grounding

  • found
  • prepare
  • acquaint
  • bottom
  • coach
  • discipline
  • establish
  • familiarize
  • fit
  • fix
  • indoctrinate
  • inform
  • initiate
  • instruct
  • introduce
  • predicate
  • prime
  • qualify
  • rest
  • settle
  • stay
  • teach
  • train
  • tutor
  • dock
  • strand
  • prevent
  • land
  • bar
  • level
  • floor
  • down
  • fell
  • beach
  • bring down
  • knock down
  • mow down
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antonyms for grounding

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  • close
  • conceal
  • confuse
  • destroy
  • end
  • finish
  • forget
  • hide
  • ignore
  • learn
  • leave
  • move
  • neglect
  • unsettle
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
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How to use grounding in a sentence

Grounding the keel, some of them gladly leaped out, feeling with inexpressible relief the solid strand beneath their feet.
WILLIAM BRADFORD OF PLYMOUTHALBERT HALE PLUMB
After this grounding in agriculture, which all the boys must have, the student gets an introduction to the mechanical trades.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
All, excepting the aged grandmother, spoke French, and the daughters had a thorough grounding in the literature.
WAR IN THE GARDEN OF EDENKERMIT ROOSEVELT
A number of excellent sergeants and corporals did not have the necessary grounding to enable them to pass the examinations.
WAR IN THE GARDEN OF EDENKERMIT ROOSEVELT
Friedrich, grounding partly on those Rhine aspects, has his own scheme laid for Campaign 1758.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XVIII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
In embroideries, as grounding or as pattern, gold gives the glory: “Her clothing is of wrought gold.”
NEEDLEWORK AS ARTMARIAN ALFORD
The rest of the soldiers waited too, grounding arms—some in the roadway, others by the wall at the foot of which they had laid me.
THE ADVENTURES OF HARRY REVELSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
The vessel sails as near the shore as possible without grounding, and then the passengers on board are carried to terra firma.
PETALS PLUCKED FROM SUNNY CLIMESSYLVIA SUNSHINE
The enemy, of course, lost several boats by grounding and subsequent surrender on our coasts.
THE STORY OF OUR SUBMARINESJOHN GRAHAM BOWER
When the launch could approach no closer without grounding, he advised Brad and Dan to wade out.
DAN CARTER AND THE RIVER CAMPMILDRED A. WIRT
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WORDS RELATED TO GROUNDING

  • accomplishments
  • acquirement
  • actions
  • atmosphere
  • attainment
  • aura
  • backdrop
  • breeding
  • capacity
  • credentials
  • cultivation
  • culture
  • deeds
  • education
  • environment
  • framework
  • grounding
  • history
  • practice
  • preparation
  • qualification
  • rearing
  • seasoning
  • tradition
  • training
  • upbringing
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