Aground (adjective)

  1. Stuck or beached on a shore or shoal and unable to float.
  2. Having run aground, having gone ashore.


Middle english: from a- (expressing privation) + ground.


  1. The ship ran aground during the storm and was stuck on the rocks.
  2. The boat was aground and the passengers had to wait for the tide to come in.
  3. The yacht was aground and the crew had to work to get it off.
  4. The vessel was aground and the captain was concerned about the damage.
  5. The ship was aground and the rescue team had to evacuate the crew.
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