The cause or intention underlying a given action or situation:
A fact or cause that explains why something exists or has occurred:
Anything serving or tending to establish the truth of something, or to convince one of its truth; conclusive evidence
Ground is defined as the surface of or soil from the earth.
(--- Archaic) A reason or matter for dispute or contention:
A cause or reason
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A strong inner urge or prompting; a vocation:
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
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