Definition of aground adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

aground

 adverb
adverb
NAmE//əˈɡraʊnd//
 
 
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if a ship runs/goes aground, it touches the ground in shallow water and cannot move The oil tanker ran/went aground off the Spanish coast.
agroundadjective[not before noun]
 
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They plan to refloat the ship now aground on the island of Stroma.