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ground

[ɡraund]

  1. pt pp

    of grind

  2. n

    1. terra; chão m

    2. Sport

      campo

    3. land terreno

    4. SYN reason

      gen pl motivo; razão f

    5. US ground wire

      (ligação f à) terra; fio-terra m

  3. vt

    1. plane manter em terra

    2. US Elec

      ligar à terra

  4. vi

    ship encalhar

  5. adj

    1. coffee etc moído

    2. US

      meat picado

  6. grounds npl

    1. of coffee etc borra

    2. gardens etc jardins mpl; parque m

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Word forms

grind

verb
Basic forms
Pastground
Imperativegrind
Present Participle (Participle I)grinding
Past Participle (Participle II)ground
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I grindwe grind
you grindyou grind
he/she/it grindsthey grind
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am grindingwe are grinding
you are grindingyou are grinding
he/she/it is grindingthey are grinding
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have groundwe have ground
you have groundyou have ground
he/she/it has groundthey have ground
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been grindingwe have been grinding
you have been grindingyou have been grinding
he/she/it has been grindingthey have been grinding
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I groundwe ground
you groundyou ground
he/she/it groundthey ground
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was grindingwe were grinding
you were grindingyou were grinding
he/she/it was grindingthey were grinding
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had groundwe had ground
you had groundyou had ground
he/she/it had groundthey had ground
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been grindingwe had been grinding
you had been grindingyou had been grinding
he/she/it had been grindingthey had been grinding
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will grindwe shall/will grind
you will grindyou will grind
he/she/it will grindthey will grind
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be grindingwe shall/will be grinding
you will be grindingyou will be grinding
he/she/it will be grindingthey will be grinding
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have groundwe shall/will have ground
you will have groundyou will have ground
he/she/it will have groundthey will have ground
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been grindingwe shall/will have been grinding
you will have been grindingyou will have been grinding
he/she/it will have been grindingthey will have been grinding
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would grindwe should/would grind
you would grindyou would grind
he/she/it would grindthey would grind
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be grindingwe should/would be grinding
you would be grindingyou would be grinding
he/she/it would be grindingthey would be grinding
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have groundwe should/would have ground
you would have groundyou would have ground
he/she/it would have groundthey would have ground
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been grindingwe should/would have been grinding
you would have been grindingyou would have been grinding
he/she/it would have been grindingthey would have been grinding
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am groundwe are ground
you are groundyou are ground
he/she/it is groundthey are ground
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being groundwe are being ground
you are being groundyou are being ground
he/she/it is being groundthey are being ground
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been groundwe have been ground
you have been groundyou have been ground
he/she/it has been groundthey have been ground
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was groundwe were ground
you were groundyou were ground
he/she/it was groundthey were ground
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being groundwe were being ground
you were being groundyou were being ground
he/she/it was being groundthey were being ground
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been groundwe had been ground
you had been groundyou had been ground
he/she/it had been groundthey had been ground
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be groundwe shall/will be ground
you will be groundyou will be ground
he/she/it will be groundthey will be ground
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been groundwe shall/will have been ground
you will have been groundyou will have been ground
he/she/it will have been groundthey will have been ground

ground

noun
SingularPlural
Common casegroundgrounds
Possessive caseground'sgrounds'

ground

verb
Basic forms
Pastgrounded
Imperativeground
Present Participle (Participle I)grounding
Past Participle (Participle II)grounded
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I groundwe ground
you groundyou ground
he/she/it groundsthey ground
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am groundingwe are grounding
you are groundingyou are grounding
he/she/it is groundingthey are grounding
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have groundedwe have grounded
you have groundedyou have grounded
he/she/it has groundedthey have grounded
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been groundingwe have been grounding
you have been groundingyou have been grounding
he/she/it has been groundingthey have been grounding
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I groundedwe grounded
you groundedyou grounded
he/she/it groundedthey grounded
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was groundingwe were grounding
you were groundingyou were grounding
he/she/it was groundingthey were grounding
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had groundedwe had grounded
you had groundedyou had grounded
he/she/it had groundedthey had grounded
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been groundingwe had been grounding
you had been groundingyou had been grounding
he/she/it had been groundingthey had been grounding
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will groundwe shall/will ground
you will groundyou will ground
he/she/it will groundthey will ground
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be groundingwe shall/will be grounding
you will be groundingyou will be grounding
he/she/it will be groundingthey will be grounding
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have groundedwe shall/will have grounded
you will have groundedyou will have grounded
he/she/it will have groundedthey will have grounded
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been groundingwe shall/will have been grounding
you will have been groundingyou will have been grounding
he/she/it will have been groundingthey will have been grounding
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would groundwe should/would ground
you would groundyou would ground
he/she/it would groundthey would ground
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be groundingwe should/would be grounding
you would be groundingyou would be grounding
he/she/it would be groundingthey would be grounding
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have groundedwe should/would have grounded
you would have groundedyou would have grounded
he/she/it would have groundedthey would have grounded
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been groundingwe should/would have been grounding
you would have been groundingyou would have been grounding
he/she/it would have been groundingthey would have been grounding
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am groundedwe are grounded
you are groundedyou are grounded
he/she/it is groundedthey are grounded
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being groundedwe are being grounded
you are being groundedyou are being grounded
he/she/it is being groundedthey are being grounded
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been groundedwe have been grounded
you have been groundedyou have been grounded
he/she/it has been groundedthey have been grounded
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was groundedwe were grounded
you were groundedyou were grounded
he/she/it was groundedthey were grounded
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being groundedwe were being grounded
you were being groundedyou were being grounded
he/she/it was being groundedthey were being grounded
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been groundedwe had been grounded
you had been groundedyou had been grounded
he/she/it had been groundedthey had been grounded
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be groundedwe shall/will be grounded
you will be groundedyou will be grounded
he/she/it will be groundedthey will be grounded
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been groundedwe shall/will have been grounded
you will have been groundedyou will have been grounded
he/she/it will have been groundedthey will have been grounded