Synonyms for grounded


Grammar : Verb
Spell : ground
Phonetic Transcription : graʊnd

Top 10 synonyms for grounded Other synonyms for the word grounded

Définition of grounded

Origin :
  • "learned," late 14c.; "firmly fixed or established," 1540s, past participle adjective from ground (v.). Electrical sense is from 1889. Meaning "having been denied privileges" is from 1940s. Dickens had room-ridden "confined to one's room."
  • verb base, set; educate
  • verb restrict; drop in place
Example sentences :
  • Swinging the nose of the canoe ashore, Frank grounded the craft and got out.
  • Extract from : « Frank Roscoe's Secret » by Allen Chapman
  • I thought I was long ago sufficiently 'grounded and stablished' in this Doctrine.
  • Extract from : « The Age of Invention » by Holland Thompson
  • What is the aboriginal Self, on which a universal reliance may be grounded?
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • This time he got further into the tangle before he grounded.
  • Extract from : « The Rise of Roscoe Paine » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The grounded fleet of the United Nations was taking to the air again.
  • Extract from : « Invasion » by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • Had the sphere been grounded, trying to reach him under the surface of the earth?
  • Extract from : « The Whispering Spheres » by Russell Robert Winterbotham
  • The old boat dashed on, and in a moment or two grounded upon the beach.
  • Extract from : « Little By Little » by William Taylor Adams
  • The anchor is cast from the prow; the sterns are grounded on the beach.
  • Extract from : « The Aeneid of Virgil » by Virgil
  • He was grounded on his haunches, with uplifted paws, ready for anything.
  • Extract from : « "Wee Tim'rous Beasties" » by Douglas English
  • If it be crossed, or grounded, away goes the power, while he may be wondering why.
  • Extract from : « Quiet Talks on Power » by S.D. Gordon

Antonyms for grounded

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