how to pronounce grounded


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grounded is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of grounded in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… on the floor we keep them grounded we …”

meanings of grounded


  1. Mature, sensible with well-considered priorities.
  2. Confined to stay inside, typically by a parent, as a punishment.
  3. Not allowed to fly.
  4. Of or pertaining to an electrical conductor which is connected to earth; earthed.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of ground.

grounded frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word grounded occurs in english on average 7.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics grounded can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that grounded can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with grounded


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