Aground meaning

ə-ground
On the ground.

Combat aircraft aloft and aground.

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Onto or on a shore, reef, or the bottom of a body of water.

A ship that ran aground; a ship aground offshore.

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On or onto the shore, the bottom, a reef, etc.

The ship ran aground.

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(nautical, of a normally floating craft) Resting on the bottom.
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Origin of aground

  • From Middle English agrounde, on grounde (“on ground”), equivalent to a- +‎ ground.

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