Associations to the word «Aground»

Wiktionary

AGROUND, adjective. (nautical) (of a normally floating craft) Resting on the bottom.
AGROUND, adjective. (1811) Stuck fast, stopped, at a loss, ruined, like a boat that has run aground.
AGROUND, adverb. (nautical) (of a normally floating craft) Resting on the bottom.

Dictionary definition

AGROUND, adverb. With the bottom lodged on the ground; "he ran the ship aground".
AGROUND, adjective. 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".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley