Synonyms of 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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