ground Noun An electrical conductor connected to the ground.
ground Noun A level of electrical potential used as a zero reference.
ground Noun The area of grass on which a match is played (a cricket field); the entire arena in which it is played; that part of the field behind a batsman's popping crease where he can not be run out (hence to "make one's ground")
ground Verb To connect (an electrical conductor or device) to a ground.
ground Verb To require a disobedient child to remain at home or refrain from other privileges such as uses of the Internet, phone, TV, or music, usually as a punishment.
ground Verb To forbid (an aircraft or pilot) to fly.
ground Verb To gain a basic education (of a particular subject).
ground Verb to hit a ground ball; to hit a ground ball which results in an out. Compare fly (verb(regular)) and line (verb).
ground Verb (of a batsman) to place his bat, or part of his body, on the ground behind the popping crease so as not to be run out
ground Verb Past of grind
ground Adjective Crushed, or reduced to small particles.