- The definition of well-grounded is something based on facts or sound evidence.
An example of well-grounded are criminal charges brought against someone with a clear motive and substantial evidence against them; well-grounded charges.
well-grounded definition by Webster's New World
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- having a thorough basic knowledge of a subject
- based on good reasons
well-grounded definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Adequately versed in a subject.
- Having a sound basis; well-founded.