aground

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a·ground

 (ə-ground′)
adv. & adj.
1. Onto or on a shore, reef, or the bottom of a body of water: a ship that ran aground; a ship aground offshore.
2. On the ground: combat aircraft aloft and aground.

aground

(əˈɡraʊnd)
adv, adj
(postpositive) on or onto the ground or bottom, as in shallow water

a•ground

(əˈgraʊnd)

adv., adj.
1. with the bottom stuck on the ground beneath a body of water; stranded: The ship ran aground.
2. on or onto the ground.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.aground - stuck in a place where a ship can no longer float; "a ship aground offshore"; "a boat aground on the beach waiting for the tide to lift it"
afloat - borne on the water; floating
Adv.1.aground - with the bottom lodged on the groundaground - with the bottom lodged on the ground; "he ran the ship aground"

aground

adverb beached, grounded, stuck, shipwrecked, foundered, stranded, ashore, marooned, on the rocks, high and dry The 40ft Lady Gwendoline was aground and taking in water.
Translations
مُرْتَطِم بِالأرْض قَاع البَحْر
na mělčinu
grundstødt
strandaîur
ant seklumos
uz sēkļa
na plytčine
karaya oturmuş

aground

[əˈgraʊnd] ADV (Naut) to be agroundestar encallado or varado
to run agroundencallar
to run a ship agroundvarar un barco, hacer que encalle un barco

aground

[əˈgraʊnd] adv
to run aground [boat] → s'échouer
to run aground [plans] → échouer

aground

adj pred shipgestrandet, aufgelaufen, auf Grund gelaufen
adv to go or run agroundauflaufen, auf Grund laufen, stranden

aground

[əˈgraʊnd] adv (Naut) → in secca
to run aground → arenarsi, incagliarsi

aground

(əˈgraund) adjective, adverb
(of ships) (stuck) on the bed of the sea etc in shallow water. Our boat ran aground.