Grounds definition

(law) Basis or justification for something, as in "grounds for divorce."
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The collective land areas that compose a larger area, as in the castle grounds.
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(plural only) The sediment at the bottom of a liquid, or from which a liquid has been filtered (as in coffee grounds).
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Origin of grounds

  • From ground, past participle of to grind

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  • From ground (“basis, surroundings”)

    From Wiktionary