Definition of grounded adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɡraʊndɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡraʊndɪd//
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  • having a sensible and realistic attitude to life Away from Hollywood, he relies on his family and friends to keep him grounded.
  • Idioms
    (be) grounded in/on something
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    (to be) based on something His views are grounded on the assumption that all people are equal. These explanations are not sufficiently grounded in fact. His book is firmly grounded in memories of his own childhood.
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: grounded