browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
aground

more about aground

aground


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aground  \A*ground"\,  adv  &  a.  [Pref.  a-  +  ground.] 
  On  the  ground;  stranded;  --  a  nautical  term  applied  to  a  ship 
  when  its  bottom  lodges  on  the  ground.  --Totten. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aground 
  adj  :  on  a  shore  or  reef;  "a  ship  aground  offshore";  "a  boat 
  aground  on  the  beach  waiting  for  the  tide  to  lift  it" 
  [syn:  {aground(p)}]  [ant:  {sunken},  {afloat(p)}] 
  adv  :  with  the  bottom  lodged  on  the  ground;  "he  ran  the  ship 
  aground" 




more about aground