Associations to the word «Aground»
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.
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".
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