Translation of "ground" - English-Japanese dictionary

ground

noun /ɡraʊnd/
the ground

B1 the surface of the earth

地面
I sat down on the ground.

[ no plural ] the soil in an area

The ground was soft after the rain.

B1 UK an area of land used for a particular activity

グラウンド, ~場
a football ground
grounds [ plural ]

the land around a building

土地, 用地
the grounds of the hospital
Smoking is not allowed on school grounds.
grounds [ plural ]

a reason for doing or believing something

理由, 根拠
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–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)