Translation of "ground" - English-Italian dictionary


noun /ɡraʊnd/
the ground

B1 the surface of the earth

la terra
I sat down on the ground.

[ no plural ] the soil in an area

terreno, suolo
The ground was soft after the rain.

B1 UK an area of land used for a particular activity

a football ground
grounds [ plural ]

the land around a building

giardini, terreni, parco
the grounds of the hospital
Smoking is not allowed on school grounds.
grounds [ plural ]

a reason for doing or believing something

I refused on the grounds that (= because) it was too risky.
We have grounds to believe that you have been lying to us.

(Translation of “ground noun” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)