Translation of "ground" - English-Portuguese dictionary

ground

uk /ɡraʊnd/ us /ɡrɑʊnd/

past tense and past participle of grind

passado e particípio de “grind”
noun /ɡraʊnd/ us /ɡrɑʊnd/
the ground

B1 the surface of the earth

o chão
I sat down on the ground.

[ no plural ] the soil in an area

chão, terreno
The ground was soft after the rain.

B1 UK an area of land used for a particular activity

campo, gramado
a football ground
grounds [ plural ]

the land around a building

terreno
the grounds of the hospital
Smoking is not allowed on school grounds.
grounds [ plural ]

a reason for doing or believing something

razões, motivos
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” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)