well-grounded

well-grounded
I adjective firm, legitimate, positive, solid, sound, steady, strong, well-based, well-founded II index actual, authentic, believable, cogent, cognizant, convincing, credible, de facto, informed (educated), justifiable, legitimate (rightful), presumptive, provable, rational, solid (sound), sound, stable, tenable, true (authentic), valid

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  • well-grounded — adjective 1. ) a well grounded person has studied and read a lot about a particular subject: well grounded in: She s very well grounded in French literature. 2. ) a well grounded argument is based on facts or good reasons: WELL FOUNDED …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • well-grounded — adj 1.) well grounded in sth fully trained in an activity or skill ▪ The soldiers were well grounded in survival skills. 2.) ↑well founded ▪ My fears were well grounded …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • well-grounded — well′ ground′ed adj. 1) based on good reasons; well founded: well grounded suspicions[/ex] 2) well or thoroughly instructed in the basic principles of a subject: well grounded in mathematics[/ex] • Etymology: 1325–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • well-grounded — [wel′groun′did] adj. 1. having a thorough basic knowledge of a subject 2. based on good reasons …   English World dictionary

  • well-grounded — UK / US adjective 1) a well grounded person has studied and read a lot about a particular subject well grounded in: She s very well grounded in French literature. 2) a well grounded argument is based on facts or good reasons …   English dictionary

  • well-grounded — adjective 1 well grounded in fully trained in an activity or skill: The soldiers were well grounded in survival skills. 2 well­founded: well grounded suspicions …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • well-grounded — /wel grown did/, adj. 1. based on good reasons; well founded: His opposition to the scheme is well grounded. 2. well or thoroughly instructed in the basic principles of a subject: She is well grounded in mathematics. [1325 75; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • well-grounded — adj. well grounded in * * * [ˌwel graʊndɪd] well grounded in …   Combinatory dictionary

  • well-grounded — /ˈwɛl graʊndəd/ (say wel grownduhd) adjective 1. based on good grounds or reasons; well founded. 2. well or thoroughly instructed in the first principles of a subject. Also, (especially in predicative use), well grounded /wɛl ˈgraʊndəd/ (say wel… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • well-grounded — adjective Date: 14th century 1. having a firm foundation < well grounded in Latin and Greek > 2. well founded …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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